Nonsensical is a related term of muddled.
As adjectives the difference between nonsensical and muddled
is that nonsensical
is without sense; unmeaning; absurd; foolish; irrational; preposterous while muddled
is confused, disorganised, in disarray.
As a verb muddled is
Without sense; unmeaning; absurd; foolish; irrational; preposterous.
Confused, disorganised, in disarray.
, date=June 4
, author=Phil McNulty
, title=England 2 - 2 Switzerland
, passage=The selection of James Milner ahead of Young was the product of muddled thinking and the absence of Peter Crouch - with 22 goals in 42 England appearances - from even the substitutes' bench was also a surprise.}}