Example sentences for: addled

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

  • Paul Krugman loves to berate journalists for their ignorance of economics, particularly his economics, but on this occasion, I fear, his logic is more addled than usual.

  • 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].

  • an utter hoot" (Janet Maslin, the New York Times ). With a voice "like Truman Capote on Seconal" (Dave Kehr, Daily News ), Adam Sandler regresses from the borderline maturity of The Wedding Singer back to his trademark sweet, addled, violent character--this time in a formula sports-loser-turned-sports-hero flick aimed at the fraternity/junior-high-school crowd.


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