HyperDic: convoluted

English > 2 senses of the word convoluted:
ADJECTIVEallconvoluted, convoluterolled longitudinally upon itself
allconvoluted, Byzantine, involved, knotty, tangled, tortuoushighly complex or intricate and occasionally devious
convoluted > pronunciation
Soundskaa'nvahluw.tahd
Rhymesabbreviated ... wounded: 365 rhymes with ahd...
English > convoluted: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningRolled longitudinally upon itself.
Synonymconvolute
Categorybotany, phytologyThe branch of biology that studies plants
Broadercoiledcurled or wound (especially in concentric rings or spirals)
English > convoluted: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHighly complex or intricate and occasionally devious.
Examples
  • "convoluted legal language"
  • "convoluted reasoning"
SynonymsByzantine, involved, knotty, tangled, tortuous
Broadercomplexcomplicated in structure
Spanishbizantino, intrincado, laberíntico, tortuoso

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