Definition of addled:
confused, stale, at sea, woolly, wooly-haired, muddle-headed, hazy, foggy, bemused, lost, muddled, lanate, mixed-up, woolly-haired, clear, wooly-minded, mazed, blurry, turbid, perplexed, fuzzy, baffled, confusional, befogged, bleary, bewildered, addlepated, befuddled, wooly, flocculent, confounded, muzzy, blurred, woolly-headed.
So we retired to a small private table and disputed and argued for a couple of hours, at the end of which my brains were addled and I told him to do as he pleased, whereat he beamed and I parted from him.- "A Top-Floor Idyl", George van Schaick.
- "The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1", Allan O. Hume.
She had been rather proud of the eggs- they are unusually large- but she never felt quite comfortable on them; and whether it was because she used to get cramp, and got off the nest, or because the season was bad, or what, she never could tell, but every egg was addled but one, and the one that did hatch gave her more trouble than any chick she had ever reared.- "Jackanapes, Daddy Darwin's Dovecot and Other Stories", Juliana Horatio Ewing.