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Not able to think clearly

confused

adjective

unable to understand something or think clearly about it

bewildered

adjective

confused and not certain what to do

perplexed

adjective

confused because you cannot understand something

dazed

adjective

unable to think clearly or understand what is happening because you are surprised, upset, tired, or have been hit on the head

befuddled

adjective

very confused, and unable to think clearly

foggy

adjective

confused because you cannot think or see clearly

disorientated

adjective

unable to think clearly or make sensible decisions

beside yourself

unable to think clearly because you are very angry, upset, or excited

at a loss (to do something)

confused and not knowing what to do

can’t think straight

to be unable to consider things carefully or correctly

creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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sandwich woman

a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career

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