Definition of Befuddlement

1. Noun. Confusion resulting from failure to understand.




Definition of Befuddlement

1. Noun. The characteristic of being befuddled. ¹

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Definition of Befuddlement

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Befuddlement

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befriendment
befriendments
befriends
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befuddlement (current term)
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beg the question
beg to differ
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Literary usage of Befuddlement

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1. The Political Scene: An Essay on the Victory of 1918 by Walter Lippmann (1919)
"The art of befuddlement engages able men and draws large appropriations. There are in practically all countries Ministries of befuddlement generally ..."

2. The Political Scene: An Essay on the Victory of 1918 by Walter Lippmann (1919)
"The art of befuddlement engages able men and draws large appropriations. There are in practically all countries Ministries of befuddlement generally ..."

3. America and the New Era: A Symposium on Social Reconstruction by Elisha Michael Friedman (1920)
"The art of befuddlement engages able men and draws large appropriations. There are in practically all countries Ministries of befuddlement generally ..."

4. The Siege of the Seven Suitors by Meredith Nicholson (1910)
"X MY befuddlement INCREASES I HAD been surprised to find the hatch open, but it is not too much to say that I was greatly astonished by what I saw on the ..."

5. The Works of A. Conan Doyle by Arthur Conan Doyle (1902)
"ity, that he was so regular in his irregularities that he could always tell the time of day by the state of befuddlement that he was in. ..."

6. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1895)
"... is premature at best, and that it is at present with its rank mazes of •• guess-work a source of befuddlement and obfuscation galore. ..."

7. The American Political Science Review  (1920)
"... and "legal law"—not "policeman's law"—all too often given as a favor or a sideline by some lawyer or court official to the inevitable befuddlement of a ..."

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