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muddle-headedness

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality of being muddle-headed; confusion; want of clearness of thought.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Any muddle-headedness should evaporate with the chance to dance and cheer for your preferred gender of beats blender as Lisa Lashes, the first lady of hard house, goes head-to-head with BBC Radio 1's Kutski, while Romanian trance she-jay Claudia Cazacu takes on Ali Wilson in room two.

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  • Do I take opiates for my pain, and risk addiction and muddle-headedness, or do I endure the pain and the attendant distractions and weakness?

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  • Instead, our intellectually independent correspondent displays further ignorance and muddle-headedness, mischaracterizing the Bible, in whole or part, as a “morality tale.”

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  • Terrorism, you see, feeds on the muddle-headedness that is all things liberal.

    Charlie Reina: Dennis Miller IS the Joke

  • You are right, Melanie, to raise all these cautionary observations about Obama; at best there's terrible muddle-headedness there and I do not think the 'big picture' of his ideological mind-set at all reassures us.

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  • But there are so many other cases, not involving Hagee but involving what seems to me the same combination of muddle-headedness and irresponsible willingness to use any distortion or lie so long as it hurts one's adversaries and helps one's own side.

    Our Political Discourse is Plagued with Unfair Attacks

  • But through nothing in the world but a universal, various muddle-headedness, our species seemed unable to put out its hand and take the abundance within its reach.

    The Shape of Things to Come

  • He held strong views about the extreme simplicity of everything, only that men, in their muddle-headedness, had confounded it all.

    A Modern Utopia

  • In a Partisan Review article, May 1948, Rahv heaped scorn on the "muddle-headedness" of liberals willing "to accept the mere fact of the abolition of bourgeois property relations as a proof of the existence of socialism."

    An Exchange on the Left

  • Subsequently Lord Boyle afforded another illustration of his "strange admixture of shrewdness and muddle-headedness."

    The Letter-Bag of Lady Elizabeth Spencer-Stanhope — Volume 1

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