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Definition of Mess

Mess

  1. Mass; church service.
  2. A quantity of food set on a table at one time; provision of food for a person or party for one meal; as, a mess of pottage; also, the food given to a beast at one time.
  3. A number of persons who eat together, and for whom food is prepared in common; especially, persons in the military or naval service who eat at the same table; as, the wardroom mess.
  4. A set of four; -- from the old practice of dividing companies into sets of four at dinner.
  5. The milk given by a cow at one milking.
  6. A disagreeable mixture or confusion of things; hence, a situation resulting from blundering or from misunderstanding; as, he made a mess of it.
  7. To take meals with a mess; to belong to a mess; to eat (with others); as, I mess with the wardroom officers.
  8. To supply with a mess.
  9. To make a mess of; to disorder or muddle; to muss; to jumble; to disturb.

Mess Quotations

Life is difficult for everyone; everyone has bad days. Everyone has trouble in their life, because it doesn't matter how rich you are: Sickness and trouble and worry and love, these things will mess with you at every level of life.
Domhnall Gleeson

I like someone who is a little crazy but coming from a good place. I think scars are sexy because it means you made a mistake that led to a mess.
Angelina Jolie

One must be fond of people and trust them if one is not to make a mess of life. - E. M. Forster
One must be fond of people and trust them if one is not to make a mess of life.
E. M. Forster

Whatever we believe about how we got to be the extraordinary creatures we are today is far less important than bringing our intellect to bear on how do we get together now around the world and get out of the mess that we've made. That's the key thing now. Never mind how we got to be who we are.
Jane Goodall

The meaning of life. The wasted years of life. The poor choices of life. God answers the mess of life with one word: 'grace.'
Max Lucado
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Mess Translations

mess in Dutch is moes, brij, pap
mess in Finnish is puuro
mess in Italian is viluppo
mess in Spanish is lio, enredo
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