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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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