addled addled  /ˈæ dəld/


  1. (adj) (of eggs) no longer edible
  2. (adj) confused and vague; used especially of thinking


  1. America's Adderall-addled attention span cannot keep in focus.
  2. Once a resting place for opium-addled sojourners on sweet, slow tours of the East, Vang Vieng is now a haven of a different sort.
  3. If there is a victim, it is Blanchett's Sheba, addled by an unhappy marriage, failed artistic ambitions and, soon enough, by another relationship--this one from hell.


  1. CEO Describes Jackson as Forceful Businessman

    AEG Live CEO describes Michael Jackson as forceful businessman, not 'drug-addled 5-year-old'        
    on June 13, 2013     Source: ABC News

  2. Iron Men: Black Sabbath's Ozzy Osbourne and Geezer Butler Answer the Hard Questions

    Thirty-five years ago, Black Sabbath released the frenzied, drug-addled Never Say Die!  ... and then decided to fire frontman
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Spin

  3. “This Is the End”: Dude, it’s the apocalypse!

    Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill, Franco and other stars play "themselves" in a goofy, drug-addled Rapture bromance
    on June 12, 2013     Source:


  1. Rielle Hunter, a 42-year-old who recently gave birth to a girl who Edwards says is not his, has long been said to be the inspiration for Alison Poole, the "cocaine-addled, sexually voracious" 20-year-old lead character in "My Life Story," Jay...
    on Aug 8, 2008 By: John Edwards Source: Newsweek

  2. Megan Fox tells Sky Movies mag she doesn't worry about critics of her acting: "I could never be one of those actors who reads everything that is ever written about them. ...... I'd be a complete lunatic, probably drug-addled and out of my mind....
    on Jun 26, 2010 By: Megan Fox Source: Montreal Gazette

  3. "It was narrated in the first person," McInerney wrote on Hunter's Web site about his novel, "from the point of view of an ostensibly jaded, cocaine-addled, sexually voracious 20-year-old who was, shall we say, inspired by Lisa [Rielle]."
    on Aug 9, 2008 By: Jay McInerney Source: New York Daily News

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cynic cynic
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