Bright got his notes muddled, and broke down.
The conversation was almost too serious for her muddled thoughts to follow.
Please place your money on the cards or I may get muddled in the reckoning.
Nevertheless, he muddled through the mire in a surprisingly good frame of mind.
Originating emotion still clots the lines and, while we strive for originality, the work becomes muddled, pretentious or incoherent.