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Muddiness   Listen

The wetness of ground that is covered or soaked with water.  Synonyms: sloppiness, wateriness.  "The water's muddiness made it undrinkable" , "The sloppiness of a rainy November day"
A mental state characterized by a lack of clear and orderly thought and behavior.  Synonyms: confusedness, confusion, disarray, mental confusion.
The quality of being cloudy.  Synonyms: cloudiness, murkiness.

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"Muddiness" Quotes from Famous Books

... ever been the idols of aspiring souls. All-inclusive, yet simple; noble, clean, luminous, stable, rigorous, true;—what more ideal refuge could there be than such a system would offer to spirits vexed by the muddiness and accidentality of the world of sensible things? Accordingly, we find inculcated in the theological schools of to-day, almost as much as in those of the fore-time, a disdain for merely possible or probable truth, and of results ...
— The Varieties of Religious Experience • William James

Words linked to "Muddiness" :   cloudiness, wateriness, bewilderment, fog, muddy, steaminess, befuddlement, mystification, turbidity, perplexity, cognitive state, haze, sloppiness, bafflement, haziness, half-cock, state of mind, daze, bemusement, opaqueness, turbidness, mistiness, jamais vu, obfuscation, vapourousness, opacity, puzzlement, wetness, vaporousness, distraction, disorientation

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