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

2 senses of muddle

Sense 1
muddle, puddle -- (make into a puddle; "puddled mire")
       => roil, rile -- (make turbid by stirring up the sediments of)

Sense 2
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")

Antonyms of adj muddled

1 sense of muddled

Sense 1
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 muddled

1 sense of muddled

Sense 1
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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