muzzy
adjective (muzzier; -est) Etymology: perhaps blend of muddled and fuzzy Date: circa 1728 1. a. deficient in brightness ; dull, gloomy <
a muzzy day
>
b. lacking in clarity and precision <
his conclusions can be muzzy and naive — Times Literary Supplement
>
2. muddled or confused in mind • muzzily adverbmuzziness noun

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  • muzzy — muz|zy [ˈmʌzi] adj BrE [Date: 1700 1800; Origin: Perhaps from muddled + fuzzy] unable to think clearly, especially because you are ill, sleepy, or drunk ▪ Juliet s head felt muzzy , and she hoped she hadn t a cold coming on …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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