Meaning of messed-up in English:

messed-up

Pronunciation /ˌmɛstˈʌp/

adjective

  • 1Of a thing or group of things: brought into a disorderly state; untidy, damaged.

  • 2Of a person: (mentally) confused, unbalanced.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Dialect Notes. From messed, past participle of mess + up, after mess.