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muddleheaded

[ muhd-l-hed-id ]
/ ˈmʌd lˌhɛd ɪd /
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adjective

confused in one's thinking; blundering: a muddleheaded assertion.

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Origin of muddleheaded

First recorded in 1750–60; muddle + headed
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British Dictionary definitions for muddleheaded

muddleheaded
/ (ˌmʌdəlˈhɛdɪd) /

adjective

mentally confused or vague

Derived forms of muddleheaded

muddleheadedness, noun
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