Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb addle

2 senses of addle

Sense 1
addle, muddle, puddle -- (mix up or confuse; "He muddled the issues")
       => jumble, confuse, mix up -- (assemble without order or sense; "She jumbles the words when she is supposed to write a sentence")

Sense 2
addle -- (become rotten; "addled eggs")
       => spoil, go bad -- (become unfit for consumption or use; "the meat must be eaten before it spoils")

Antonyms of adj addled

2 senses of addled

Sense 1
addled -- ((of eggs) no longer edible; "an addled egg")

INDIRECT (VIA stale) -> fresh -- (recently made, produced, or harvested; "fresh bread"; "a fresh scent"; "fresh lettuce")

Sense 2
addled, befuddled, muddled, muzzy, woolly, wooly, woolly-headed, wooly-minded -- (confused and vague; used especially of thinking; "muddleheaded ideas"; "your addled little brain"; "woolly thinking"; "woolly-headed ideas")

INDIRECT (VIA confused) -> clearheaded, clear-thinking -- (not mentally confused; able to think clearly and act intelligently)

Similarity of adj addled

2 senses of addled

Sense 1
addled -- ((of eggs) no longer edible; "an addled egg")
       => stale (vs. fresh) -- (lacking freshness, palatability, or showing deterioration from age; "stale bread"; "the beer was stale")

Sense 2
addled, befuddled, muddled, muzzy, woolly, wooly, woolly-headed, wooly-minded -- (confused and vague; used especially of thinking; "muddleheaded ideas"; "your addled little brain"; "woolly thinking"; "woolly-headed ideas")
       => confused (vs. clearheaded) -- (mentally confused; unable to think with clarity or act intelligently; "the flood of questions left her bewildered and confused")

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