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Definition of the noun befuddlement
What does befuddlement mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: befuddlements
- confusion resulting from failure to understand
- lexical domain: Cognitive Processes - nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
- synonyms of befuddlement: bafflement / bemusement / bewilderment / mystification / obfuscation / puzzlement
- more generic terms: confusedness / confusion / disarray / mental confusion / muddiness = a mental state characterized by a lack of clear and orderly thought and behavior
Alternative definition of the noun befuddlement
- The characteristic of being befuddled.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Befuddlement
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A Mind For Numbers (2014)
How to Excel at Math and Science (Even If You Flunked Algebra) by Barbara Oakley
EMBRACE BEFUDDLEMENT! “Befuddlement is a healthy part of the learning process. When students approach a problem and don't know how to do it, ...
Fourth edition by Brian McFarlane
Famous Hollywood character player, usually purveying benign befuddlement as in Topper (1937), but also a marvellously obsequious Uriah Heep in David Copperfield (1935), and at least once very ...
by Sidney L. Landau
puzzlement, bewilderment, bafflement, mystification, quandary, perplexity, befuddlement, muddle, complication, distraction, embarrassment, discomfiture, stupefaction, disorientation, daze. 2 disorder, tumult, disorganization, turmoil, uproar, bustle, mess, chaos, anarchy, fluster, to-do, hubbub, pandemonium, hugger-mugger, hodge-podge, jumble, ...
by Paul Zollo
assortment assuagement astonishment astringent atonement attachment attainment attendant attestant attractant averment avoidant avowant bafflement bailment bammoozlement banishment basement battlefront battlement bedazzlement bedevilment befuddlement beguilement belittlement belligerent beneficent benevolent bequeathment bereavement besetment besiegement betrothment betterment bewilderment bewitchment blandishment blatant blunt bombardment.
A Dictionary of Tocharian B. (2013)
Revised and Greatly Enlarged. by Douglas Q. Adams
mot mla trikelyesa akse yokä 'whatever monk drinks alcohol or intoxicating beverage, through befuddlement, or brandy' [mot = B(H)S sur-] (IT-246b1/2C/L), madanaphale at twerene tsanapale ...
Clinical Trials Dictionary (2012)
Terminology and Usage Recommendations by Curtis L. Meinert
Use in such settings is indicative of a certain sloppiness of language and will likely cause discerning readers mild befuddlement as to ways in which placebo or null treatments could “fail”. The term drug reaction carries a cause and effect connotation. Similarly, many uses of side effect in relation to drugs imply such a relationship. Both terms should be avoided when the relationship is in ...
by Maurice Waite
befuddlement n. beg v. ( begs, begging, begged) 1 ask humbly or solemnly for something. 2 ask for food or money as charity. beg the question 1 invite an obvious question. 2 assume the truth of something without arguing it. go begging be available because unwanted by other people. began past of begin. begat old-fashioned past of beget. beget /bi -get/ v. (begets, begetting, begot; past part. begotten) literary 1 cause something.
by Richard Lawrence Miller
Withdrawal symptoms may include perspiration, tremors, cramps, vomiting, diarrhea, cloudy eyesight, prickling sensations on the skin, and general befuddlement. Convulsions and seizures are reported. One experiment ...
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Quotes about Befuddlement
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Scrabble value of B3E1F4U1D2D2L1E1M3E1N1T1
The value of this 12-letter word is 21 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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