Synonyms and Antonyms of addled
1 having undergone organic breakdown addled eggs found on a long abandoned hen's nest Synonyms rotten, bad, corrupted, decayed, decomposed, putrefied, putrid, spoiledRelated Words curdled, fermented, off, rancid, rank, sour, soured, sourish, turned; contaminated, defiled, fouled, impure, polluted, tainted; corroded, crumbled, degenerated, deteriorated, disintegrated; decaying, decomposing, disintegrating, mildewy, moldering, moldy, putrefying, putrescent, rotting; gangrenousNear Antonyms fresh, good, sweet; preserved, pristine, uncontaminated, undefiled, unpolluted, unspoiled, untainted, untouchedAntonyms undecomposed
2 suffering from mental confusion one of the more addled audience members confused Ghana with Guyana Synonyms addle, dizzy, 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
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