Example sentences for: addled

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

  • The popular portrayal of bloated plutocrats has changed enormously in the last 150 years, devolving from the 19 th century's ferocious robber barons, to that guy on the Monopoly box who was always chasing his secretary around his desk in New Yorker cartoons, to the addled and ineffectual potbellies of Depression-era screwball comedy.

  • 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.)

  • 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.

  • 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].

  • But Chatterbox, his mind clearly addled by the heat (it's much cooler now) misinterpreted the rankings below "hottest-ever" of both worldwide temperatures and U.S. temperatures.


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