Example sentences for: addled

How can you use “addled” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Years of self-destructive living have taken their toll, but he remains with us--60 years old, mumbling, shambling, drunk, stoned, and addled.

  • These measures provide no mechanism for distinguishing between the addled physician who inappropriately orders every test that springs to mind, and the reflective physician who is trying to get to the bottom of a patient's complaint, rather than simply throw a Band-Aid over the symptoms [4].

  • That, combined with the image of Linda as groupie-in-shutterbug's-clothing conjured up by an infamous piece from the Clay Felker era at the Village Voice , established Linda as a figure of almost singular unpopularity (the "almost" courtesy of Yoko Ono, who in the public's addled mind, bore the added stigma of breaking up the Beatles.)

  • Alternatively, you could regard some of those strange doings as the addled fantasies of the aging suburban hero, whose journal of a year, filled with rants against his wife and pornographic musings and notations about his deteriorating health, constitutes the novel.

  • Such sentiments are practically the anthem of USA Today , which brings together the USA's "community of inquirers" faster than Jerry Springer unites addled families.


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