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ad·dle·pat·ed

 (ăd′l-pā′tĭd)

adj.

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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ad•dle•brained

(ˈæd lˌbreɪnd)

adj.

having or showing a muddled or confused mind.

[1865–70]

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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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addlepated

adjective

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