- To become confused or muddled.
- To make confused or muddled.
From old english adelian "to grow rotten, go bad".
- The constant noise addled his mind.
- The heat was addling her thoughts.
- Being stuck in traffic addled her nerves.
- The complexity of the task addled his brain.
- The constant interruptions addled his concentration.
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