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addle

adjective

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suffering from mental confusion
  • my brain grew more and more addle as I made my way through the tax instructions

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addle

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of addle (Entry 2 of 2)

to throw into a state of mental uncertainty
  • after slipping on the ice, Bethany was so addled that she left her groceries where they'd fallen

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The first known use of addle was in 1652

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“Addle.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/addle. Accessed 6 Aug. 2021.

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