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waterlogged

[ waw-ter-lawgd, -logd, wot-er- ]
/ ˈwɔ tərˌlɔgd, -ˌlɒgd, ˈwɒt ər- /
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adjective

so filled or flooded with water as to be heavy or unmanageable, as a ship.
excessively saturated with or as if with water: waterlogged ground; waterlogged with fatigue.

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Origin of waterlogged

1760–70; water + log1 (apparently in v. sense “(of water) to accumulate in a ship”) + -ed2
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British Dictionary definitions for waterlogged

waterlogged
/ (ˈwɔːtəˌlɒɡd) /

adjective

saturated with water
(of a vessel still afloat) having taken in so much water as to be unmanageable
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