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English noun: muddiness

1. muddiness (state) the wetness of ground that is covered or soaked with water


SamplesThe baseball game was canceled because of the wateriness of the outfield.
The water's muddiness made it undrinkable.
The sloppiness of a rainy November day.


Synonymssloppiness, wateriness


Broader (hypernym)wetness

2. muddiness (cognition) a mental state characterized by a lack of clear and orderly thought and behavior


SamplesA confusion of impressions.


Synonymsconfusedness, confusion, disarray, mental confusion


Broader (hypernym)cognitive state, state of mind


Narrower (hyponym)bafflement, befuddlement, bemusement, bewilderment, daze, disorientation, distraction, fog, half-cock, haze, jamais vu, mystification, obfuscation, perplexity, puzzlement

3. muddiness (attribute) the quality of being cloudy


Synonymscloudiness, murkiness


Broader (hypernym)opacity, opaqueness


Narrower (hyponym)haziness, mistiness, steaminess, turbidity, turbidness, vaporousness, vapourousness









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