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Confused or stupid; befuddled: “[Her] estates … are odes to addlepated excess, a melange of priceless antiques and thrift-store horrors” (Michelle Green).
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having or showing a muddled or confused mind.
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|Adj.||1.||addlepated – stupid and confused; “blathering like the addlepated nincompoop that you are”; “a confused puddingheaded, muddleheaded fellow”- Isaac Sterne
confused – mentally confused; unable to think with clarity or act intelligently; “the flood of questions left her bewildered and confused”
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