Definitions for: Convoluted


[adj] highly involved or intricate; "the Byzantine tax structure"; "convoluted legal language"; "convoluted reasoning"; "intricate needlework"; "an intricate labyrinth of refined phraseology"; "the plot was too involved"; "a knotty problem"; "got his way by labyrinthine maneuvering"; "Oh, what a tangled web we weave"- Sir Walter Scott; "tortuous legal procedures"; "tortuous negotiations lasting for months"
[adj] rolled or coiled together; "a convoluted shell"



Webster (1913) Definition: Con"vo*lu`ted, a.
1. Having convolutions.

beaks recurved and convoluted like a ram's horn.
--Pennant.

2. Folded in tortuous windings.

A highly convoluted brain. --North Amer.
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Synonyms: Byzantine, coiled, complex, intricate, involved, knotty, labyrinthine, tangled, tortuous

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