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adjective as in confused

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adjective as in drunk

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The ruins of an ancient town deep in the Kenyan forest have befuddled archaeologists and historians for decades.

Confusion over the catcher's eye black is just the tip of the iceberg for this befuddled limey.

Taken aback, toothpaste dribbling down my chin, I stood there befuddled, not quite sure what to do next.

He seemed befuddled the politics of the situation left no alternatives open for the GOP.

Fox News called him a “doleful hound,” while the Washington Post preferred the less stylized, “slightly befuddled-looking.”

Why, she got befuddled in reciting something about an Indian uprising that came in our American History hour.

His wild escape—his coming to this unknown place—and now this befuddled young fellow intent upon battle with him.

I can't make head or tail of them, and I think my brother is about as much befuddled as I am.

Noll had been drinking that day; he was befuddled; his brain was thick.

He checked, searching his befuddled mind for a compelling threat.


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On this page you'll find 52 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to befuddled, such as: baffled, bewildered, dumbfounded, stumped, stupefied, and mixed-up.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.