mixed-up, bemused, worthless, confounded, lost, hugger-mugger, pell-mell, wooly, at sea, addled, mussed, pathetic, woolly-headed, woolly-haired, messed, unkempt, mussy, untidy, lanate, woolly, wooly-haired, littered, higgledy-piggledy, sloppy, tumbled, useless, hazy, inefficient, wooly-minded, purposeless, bleary, drunk, rumpled, faulty, futile, inebriated, pointless, blurred, upside-down, befogged, tipsy, bewildered, foggy, muzzy, defective, topsy-turvy, flocculent, intoxicated, mazed, ineffective, tousled, disarranged, befuddled
chaotic (part of speech: adjective)
shapeless, disorganized, cluttered, lawless, inexact, insane, inchoate, confused, disarrayed, tumultuous, inconsistent, out of control, embroiled, deformed, perturbed, unruly, deranged, undisciplined, wild, loose, formless, lax, chaotic, tempestuous, disconnected, discomposed, disordered, rambunctious, incoherent, blurry, indefinite, messy, obscure, jumbled, irregular, frantic, fuzzy, frenzied, amorphous, disorderly, anarchical, disheveled, indistinct, uneven, anarchistic, disintegrated
confused (part of speech: verb)
- What matter if I go to bed and head is muddled thick, A bottle in the morning sets me right then very quick. - "The Right of Way, Volume 3.", Gilbert Parker.
- As a further example of Miss Reynolds' occasionally muddled thinking there is the development of her initial assumption. - "An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Taste, and of the Origin of our Ideas of Beauty, etc.", Frances Reynolds.
- They'd have muddled about for a year or two, and then done nothing. - "The Grand Babylon Hotel", Arnold Bennett.