The definition of addle refers to causing someone to become confused or to becoming unable to think clearly.
To involve in a complicated situation or in circumstances from which it is difficult to disengage:
To proceed unsteadily or falteringly; flounder.
To cause to be in a state of agitation or disorder:
To confuse or trouble with uncertainty or doubt.
(Linguistics) To reduce (a vowel) to the neutral sound represented by schwa (ə).
To muddle; confuse; bewilder
To do (something) badly or awkwardly
To get mud on (something).
To combine or join:
To bungle; muddle; botch
To cause to feel humble:
To move clumsily or with little progress, as through water or mud.
To throw into confusion or disorder; entangle.
To throw into disorder; disarrange
To make or become intricate, difficult, or involved
To work or act ineptly or inefficiently.
To spoil by poor work or poor performance; bungle
To hesitate as if in fear or doubt.
To do or treat in a blundering manner; to confuse.
To confuse or befuddle, especially by being complicated or varied.
To cause (someone) to be unable to think clearly; confuse:
To disturb, irritate, or annoy
To break up the quiet or serenity of; agitate (what is quiet or still)
To upset the arrangement, order, or operation of; unsettle; disorder
(--- Sports) To commit a foul against.
To involve in or as in a tangle; catch, as in a net, vine, etc., so that escape is difficult; ensnare
To shuffle playing cards
To go beyond the proper limits of something:
The definition of spoil is to destroy something, to diminish the character of something, to overindulge someone, or to go bad and become unusable or inedible.
(Informal) To lose (a game, race, etc.) deliberately, as by prearrangement
To puzzle is defined as to confuse.
To puzzle or perplex
To confuse or bewilder.
To discombobulate is defined as to confuse or disorient.
(Football) To run around with the ball behind the line of scrimmage in order to avoid being tackled while searching for an open receiver.
To spill, roll out, or emerge in confusion or disorder:
To throw into confusion or disorder:
To disrupt or break up the order, arrangement, or system of; throw into confusion or disorder
To educate is defined as to teach a skill or subject, or provide with information.
To make clear to (a person) the facts or nature of something; inform
To request to be supplied with:
To make clear or explicit (something obscure or implied); explain fully
Explain is defined as to make something clear or to account for something or tell why something happened.
To grow vigorously; flourish:
To refrain from; avoid or resist. Used with can or cannot:
To speak to or communicate with (someone) in order to point out a mistake or error.
In a clear manner; so as to be clear
Find another word for muddling. In this page you can discover 68 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for muddling, like: addling, tangling, stupefying, stumbling, snarling, roiling, perplexing, obscuring, obfuscating, muffing and muddying.