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sodden

[ sod-n ]
/ ˈsɒd n /
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adjective
verb (used with or without object)
to make or become sodden.
Obsolete. past participle of seethe.
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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
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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
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