If you describe things or ideas as jumbled, you mean that they are mixed up and not in order.

These jumbled priorities should be no cause for surprise...

The Judaeo-Christian tradition is diverse, jumbled, contradictory, at every point inviting inquiry and debate.


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  • jumbled — index complex, disconnected, disjointed, disordered, labyrinthine, miscellaneous, promiscuous Burton s Legal Thesaurus. Wil …   Law dictionary

  • jumbled — [adj] confused, mixed up blurred, chaotic, cluttered, disarranged, disordered, disorderly, disorganized, in disarray, messy, misunderstood, out of order, scrambled, tangled, unsettled, unsorted, untidy; concept 585 …   New thesaurus

  • Jumbled — Jumble Jum ble, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Jumbled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Jumbling}.] [Prob. fr. jump, i. e., to make to jump, or shake.] To mix in a confused mass; to put or throw together without order; often followed by together or up. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jumbled — jum|bled [ dʒʌmbld ] adjective 1. ) mixed together in an messy way: jumbled shelves of books 2. ) confused: jumbled thoughts/ideas …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • jumbled — UK [ˈdʒʌmb(ə)ld] / US adjective 1) mixed together in an untidy way jumbled shelves of books 2) confused jumbled thoughts/ideas …   English dictionary

  • jumbled — adj. Jumbled is used with these nouns: ↑collection, ↑mess …   Collocations dictionary

  • jumbled — adjective In disarray, mixed up. Syn: higgledy piggledy …   Wiktionary

  • jumbled — Synonyms and related words: amalgamated, ambiguous, ambivalent, amphibious, anarchic, arsy varsy, ass backwards, balled up, balled up, beyond one, blended, bollixed up, bothered, chaotic, combined, complex, complicated, composite, compound,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • jumbled — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. mixed, scrambled, strewn about, disorganized, cluttered, thrown together, disarranged, tangled, confused, in disarray. ANT.: organized, ordered …   English dictionary for students

  • jumbled — jum·ble || dÊ’ÊŒmbl n. confusion, muddle; disorder, chaos, mess; small ring shaped cake with a sugary coating v. throw together in a disorderly manner, combine without order; confuse ; be a mess, be a muddle …   English contemporary dictionary

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