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sodden (ˈsɒdən

Definitions

adjective

  1. completely saturated
    1. dulled, esp by excessive drinking
    2. (in combination)   ⇒  ■ a drink-sodden mind
  2. heavy or doughy, as bread is when improperly cooked

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verb

  1. to make or become sodden

Derived Forms

ˈsoddenly  adverb
ˈsoddenness  noun

Word Origin

C13 soden, past participle of seethe

Synonyms

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= soaked, saturated, sopping, drenched, soggy, waterlogged, marshy, boggy, miry, droukit or drookit (Scottish)

Translations for 'sodden'

  • British English: sodden Something that is sodden is extremely wet. ADJECTIVEWe walked over the sodden grass.
  • Brazilian Portuguese: encharcado
  • Chinese: 湿透的湿濕透的
  • European Spanish: empapado empapada
  • French: trempé trempée
  • German: durchnässt
  • Italian: fradicio fradicia
  • Japanese: びしょぬれの
  • Korean: 흠뻑 젖은
  • Portuguese: encharcado encharcada
  • Spanish: empapado empapada

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