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addle

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of addle

  1. suffering from mental confusion <my brain grew more and more addle as I made my way through the tax instructions> Synonyms dizzy, addled, addlepated, bedeviled, befogged, befuddled, bemused, bewildered, bushed [chiefly Australian], confounded, confused, dazed, distracted, dopey (also dopy), fogged, mixed-up, muddleheaded, muzzy, pixilated (also pixillated), punch-drunk, punchy, raddled, shell-shocked, silly, slaphappy, spaced-out (or spaced), spacey (also spacy), stunned, stupefied, zonked, zonked-outRelated Words senseless, unconsciousNear Antonyms alert, consciousAntonyms clearheaded, unconfused




addle

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of addle





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