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Meaning of CONVOLUTED

Pronunciation:  'kânvu`lootid

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [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"
  2. [adj]  rolled or coiled together; "a convoluted shell"
 

CONVOLUTED is a 10 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: Byzantine, coiled, complex, intricate, involved, knotty, labyrinthine, tangled, tortuous
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 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.
                                               Rev.

 

 

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