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Synonyms for messy
ˈmɛs imessy

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  1. messyadjective

    orderly, neat

  2. messyadjective

    a messy office

    orderly, neat

  3. messyadjective

    He is the messiest person I've ever met.

    orderly, neat

  4. messyadjective

    a messy divorce

    orderly, neat

Princeton's WordNet

  1. messy, mussyadjective

    dirty and disorderly

    "a mussy fussy bedroom"; "a child's messy eating habits"



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  1. Adam Marshall:

    A messy and disorderly exit from the EU would do real and lasting damage to the UK's economic prospects.

  2. Megan Diamond:

    The thing about wastewater data is that it is inherently messy.

  3. Donald Fennoy:

    There was something shifting that forced us to deal with politics way more than we ever did before. Democracy is messy, i think Covid brought out the hyper messiness.

  4. Ben Mendelsohn:

    It's a very powerful love story, and a very life-affirming story by a bunch of pretty contemporary, damaged, messy people.

  5. Dave Nussbaum:

    I believe the paper will go on to be a landmark study of how social influence works in a naturalistic environment — to date a huge proportion of the research on these questions has been done in controlled laboratory settings, so the fact that the effects are this strong in a messy environment like a school (and that their sample size was over 24,000 students) is truly impressive.

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