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befogged

adjective

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1 filled with or dimmed by fine particles (as of dust or water) in suspension
  • the befogged air of the construction site was so clogged with dust that I starting coughing

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2 suffering from mental confusion
  • became hopelessly befogged after trying to understand the instructions for the latest handheld device

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befogged

verb
past tense of befog

Synonyms & Antonyms of befogged (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to make (something) unclear to the understanding
  • the professor's convoluted explanation only befogged the textbook's presentation of this scientific principle

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2 to make dark, dim, or indistinct
  • the morning murk befogged our view of the harbor

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“Befogged.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/befogged. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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