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discombobulated

and discomboobulated (dɪskəmˈbɑbjəledəd and dɪskəmˈbubjəledəd)
1. mod. confused. I get completely discombobulated when I think of figures that big.
2. mod. alcohol intoxicated. From the way she is walking, I’d say she is discombobulated.
See also: discombobulate
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This memoir examines the adventures and misadventures of one such lad who did become a CPA, although his discombobulated development defies the logic of such an outcome.
It is a discombobulated throng of disparate and conflicting interests whose only point of meaningful contact is on the track each afternoon.
Indeed, when O'Connor announced her retirement at the beginning of the summer, the one consistent theme in an otherwise discombobulated Democratic response, was that it would be great if President Bush nominated someone just like her.
New subject matter is inadequately explained or supported, and concepts fail to transition from chapter to chapter, from section to section, and even from sentence to sentence, leaving the reader discombobulated.
It would grow to scores of affiliates and create some of the most memorable programming of television's infancy, including Jackie Gleason's Honeymooners, Ted Mack's Original Amateur Hour, and the lovably discombobulated Captain Video and His Video Rangers, which not only introduced a generation to the enthralling possibilities of outer space but arguably prepared its brains for the onslaught of hallucinogens that would come in the 1960S.
I can't remember when life has seemed so discombobulated.
His best-known work, the one for which he won the Tony, was in Annie, and no one who saw it will ever forget the charmingly discombobulated moves Gennaro gave the raga-muffin orphans and scheming villains of that show.
Some chefs are easy to trust-no matter how discombobulated the ingredient list, no matter how intense the food aversion.
When companies automate, they often become discombobulated, because the computers aren't necessarily going on LANs, and so they don't speak to one another.
We want to give our users the space to explore those issues that matter most to us as humans, and yet have been largely neglected by the discombobulated web video market.
Enough to leave you discombobulated and possibly twattling as well.
Being thin meant I had arrived at a dream destination, yet the same old inner critic was still my travelling companion, leaving me feeling utterly discombobulated.
She was kind of frantic and discombobulated, and many people rushed over to try to assess the situation and when I looked back up, she was gone," he (http://www.
The pixel-tsunami that washes over billions of screens daily carries so much debris of fortuitous, painfully trivial, outright wrong, blatantly made-up "information;" half- and fully-baked stupidity, that one often wonders if our digital civilization is nothing but a discombobulated heap of pointillist simulacra; useless, valueless dust.
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