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sodden

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adjective sod·den \ˈsä-dən\

Simple Definition of sodden

  • : very heavy and wet

Full Definition of sodden

  1. 1a :  dull or expressionless especially from continued indulgence in alcoholic beverages <sodden features>b :  torpid, sluggish <sodden minds>

  2. 2a :  heavy with or as if with moisture or water <the sodden ground>b :  heavy or doughy because of imperfect cooking <sodden biscuits>

sod·den·ly adverb
sod·den·ness play \-dən-(n)əs\ noun

Examples of sodden

  1. <eyes peering out between strands of sodden hair>



Origin of sodden

Middle English soden, from past participle of sethen to seethe


First Known Use: 1589

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sodden

verb sod·den

Definition of sodden

sod·denedsod·den·ing play \ˈsäd-niŋ, ˈsä-dən-iŋ\

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make sodden

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to become soaked or saturated



Examples of sodden

  1. <soldiers' boots that were soddened by endless hours in muddy trenches>

  2. <cornflakes that had been soddened in milk to the point of mush>



1812

First Known Use of sodden

1812



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