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English definition of “messed up”

messed up

adjective uk   /ˌmestˈʌp/ slang us  
unhappy and emotionally confused: She was really messed up as a teenager. [before noun] messed-up kidsStupid and sillyOf unsound mind
(Definition of messed up from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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