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Negative ConnotationPlay
Using 'meddle' often implies disapproval of the interference as it's seen as unnecessary or harmful. SlideWhen he started to meddle in team decisions, the players were frustrated.
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Usually UnwantedPlay
'Meddle' typically refers to involvement that is not wanted or is considered intrusive by others. SlideThe mother-in-law's decision to meddle in childcare created tension.
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Not PhysicallyPlay
'Meddle' is more about interference in situations or decisions, rather than physically touching things. SlideHe was quick to meddle in the club's policy, despite not being a member.