Dictionary.com

sodden

[ sod-n ]
/ ˈsɒd n /
Save This Word!
See synonyms for: sodden / soddened / soddening / soddens on Thesaurus.com

adjective
verb (used with or without object)
to make or become sodden.
Obsolete. past participle of seethe.
QUIZ
TEST YOUR MERIT ON THESE NEW WORDS IN 2021
The Dictionary added new words and definition to our vast collection, and we want to see how well-versed you are in the formally recognized new lingo. Take the quiz!
Question 1 of 8
What does JEDI stand for?
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of sodden

1250–1300; Middle English soden, sothen, past participle of sethen to seethe

OTHER WORDS FROM sodden

sod·den·ly, adverbsod·den·ness, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use sodden in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for sodden

sodden
/ (ˈsɒdən) /

adjective
completely saturated
  1. dulled, esp by excessive drinking
  2. (in combination)a drink-sodden mind
heavy or doughy, as bread is when improperly cooked
verb
to make or become sodden

Derived forms of sodden

soddenly, adverbsoddenness, noun

Word Origin for sodden

C13 soden, past participle of seethe
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK