Lady Sybil and her family doctor both voiced concerns, because she had a headache and her thinking was “muddled.”
It's a complicated post, but I'll attach the muddled conclusions and let you decide.
This obviously closed off some important avenues of inquiry, but I guess we muddled through.
The Indiana governor recently described the state of his thinking as “oh, muddled.”
The result is a muddled message in which racism may be vocally condemned, but race war is deemed inevitable.
Strangely enough the careless way in which it was spoken carried the words well home to the rancher's muddled brain.
Things had been going so nicely, and now they were all muddled.
If once we began to fuss and not believe, and experiment, then we both would get muddled and we might lose ourselves completely.
She smiled sadly, for it was, indeed, a confused and muddled world.
Fritz urged them along, himself dizzy and muddled over his fearful adventure.
1590s, "destroy the clarity of" (a transferred sense); literal sense ("to bathe in mud") is from c.1600; perhaps frequentative formation from mud, or from Dutch moddelen "to make (water) muddy," from the same Proto-Germanic source. Sense of "to make muddy" is from 1670s; that of "make confused" first recorded 1680s. Meaning "to bungle" is from 1885. Related: Muddled; muddling.
1818, from muddle (v.).