Definition of befuddled
- … somebody may be so befuddled and self-destructive as to miss the point entirely.
- —Anne B. Fisher
- … I also believe whites are as befuddled about race as we are …
- —Nathan McCall
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addled, bedeviled, befogged, bemused, bewildered, confounded, confused, dazed, distracted, dizzy, dopey (also dopy), fogged, mixed-up, muddleheaded, muzzy, punch-drunk, punchy, shell-shocked, silly, stunned, stupefied;
at sea, out of it;
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to grant as a privilege or special favor
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