Definition of befuddle in English:

befuddle

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Pronunciation /bəˈfədl/

transitive verb

[with object]
  • Make (someone) unable to think clearly.

    ‘the logic used to arrive at this conclusion befuddles me’
    • ‘Riders overtake traffic, carving in and out of lanes as befuddled drivers bond in confusion with pedestrians.’
    • ‘I forgot to tell you all this is set in one of my confused and befuddled future settings.’
    • ‘I was so stunned and momentarily befuddled it never even occurred to me to fire the second barrel.’
    • ‘The sport of boxing won big time as it again confused and befuddled it's critics.’
    • ‘Clearly it exists, but it is befuddled, complex, and we all have a different idea about what it is.’
    • ‘This clarified things for the more befuddled viewers but reminded all that they were watching a dead person.’
    • ‘Even then, the details of how I had gone and gotten myself a boyfriend befuddled me.’
    • ‘I do have to admit to being a little befuddled by what's going on in terms of the descriptions.’
    • ‘Who knows what little games he played in his mind before it became befuddled by morphine?’
    • ‘I am as befuddled as you are when I try to read that deliberately abstruse text.’
    • ‘I opened the door and there was no teacher in sight, only several befuddled students.’
    • ‘At first they glanced at each other, befuddled by the albino girl who stood in nothing but a strapless nightgown.’
    • ‘When Miss Fiske wrote to inform me of her condition, I was utterly befuddled.’
    • ‘She told me, her eyes widening with the mystery that befuddled me earlier.’
    • ‘I'm still befuddled by the speed with which these were produced, in a kitchen featuring two gas burners and one ancient electric mixer.’
    • ‘Brooke glanced around at the girls, whose befuddled faces told her how stupid this must have looked.’
    • ‘Sarah felt something stir within her as she gazed at him, her eyes never leaving his and she was befuddled.’
    • ‘It befuddled me greatly because I couldn't remember doing anything wrong that night, at least not to him.’
    • ‘In our early days, my entering classmates were often befuddled by the kind of readings we were given.’
    • ‘A very befuddled teenager soon found himself pushed and locked out of the room.’

Pronunciation

befuddle

/bəˈfədl/