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verb (used with object), be·mud·dled, be·mud·dling.
  1. to muddle or confuse (someone).
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Origin of bemuddle

First recorded in 1860–65; be- + muddle
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Examples from the Web for bemuddle

Historical Examples

  • The more these gentlemen strive to explain and make things clear to me, the more they bemuddle my brains.

    The 'Characters' of Jean de La Bruyre

    Jean de La Bruyre