Definition of muddle-headed in English:

muddle-headed

(also muddleheaded)

adjective

  • Mentally disorganized or confused.

    ‘a muddle-headed idealist with utopian views’
    • ‘To argue we should be allowed to act unreasonably is entirely muddle-headed and morally wrong.’
    • ‘I always thought Wilson was a muddle-headed fool (and in practice, he probably was), but that event changed me.’
    • ‘Anti-war movements are often sentimental, muddle-headed and politically naive. This one merely requests an explanation.’
    • ‘Of course he actually has no idea where Tom lives, or indeed who Tom is, but that, in his poor muddle-headed, fluffy old mind, is beside the point.’
    • ‘The fact that this situation has reached the point that it has is a poor reflection on the muddle-headed bureaucrats who run the game.’
    • ‘When biased and muddle-headed people disagree with you chances are their arguments are based on faulty thinking and misinformation.’
    • ‘Some are firmly rooted in political and historical reality - while others are as muddle-headed and detached as the few leftists who claim the U.S.’
    • ‘As conservatives, these authors might have been expected to cut through much of the muddle-headed leftist dogma that permeates so many discussions of gender.’
    • ‘Most of them are no doubt just muddle-headed, and don't see the inconsistencies and confusions inherent in their view.’
    • ‘The thinking behind how to go about addressing the perceived problem has been muddle-headed.’
    • ‘Disorganized and misleading reports from muddle-headed reporters create a vicious circle which aggravates the situation.’
    • ‘‘It's just a muddle-headed wrong review,’ says Bailey.’
    • ‘So we try, and try again with well-intentioned, if muddle-headed, purpose - and manage only to annoy ever more people.’
    • ‘Socialists who stand for the political independence of the working class and its international unity have always been branded as sectarians by muddle-headed reformists.’
    • ‘From here, Europe seems muddle-headed, contradictory.’
    • ‘Why is it that you only talk to people on days when you are feeling so muddle-headed that you cannot be witty and amusing even on topics you find of interest?’
    • ‘It was rather easy to steal authority from you, I'm afraid - you were such an old, muddle-headed thing…’
    • ‘I'm perfectly prepared to believe Anthony: I'm certain that, in his decent but muddle-headed way, he would much prefer to avoid conflict whenever possible.’
    • ‘What kind of foolish and muddle-headed officials are you?’
    • ‘That unnamed cleric realised something most muddle-headed Western cheerleaders for the ‘resistance’ have so far failed to grasp.’
    vague, ill-defined, hazy, unclear, unfocused, fuzzy, blurry, foggy, nebulous, imprecise, inexact, indefinite
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Pronunciation:

muddle-headed

/ˌmədlˈhedəd/