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Adjective: befuddled  bi'fú-d(u)ld
  1. Stupefied by alcoholic drink
    "the wino's poor befuddled mind";
    - befogged
  2. Perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements; filled with bewilderment
    "obviously befuddled by his questions";
    - baffled, bemused, bewildered, confounded, confused, lost, mazed, mixed-up, at sea
  3. Confused and vague; used especially of thinking
    - addled, muddled, muzzy, woolly, wooly [N. Amer], woolly-headed, wooly-minded [N. Amer], woolly-minded
Verb: befuddle  bi'fú-d(u)l
  1. Confuse or leave at a loss because of something complex or difficult to understand
    "This question befuddled even the teacher";
    - confuse, throw, fox, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulate [informal], perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, dumbfound
  2. Make stupid with alcohol
    - fuddle

See also: confused, fuddled, perplexed

Type of: be, inebriate, intoxicate, soak