Definitions for convolutedˈkɒn vəˌlu tɪd
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
con•vo•lut•edˈkɒn vəˌlu tɪd(adj.)
complicated; intricately involved:
Origin of convoluted:
rolled longitudinally upon itself
"a convolute petal"
Byzantine, convoluted, involved, knotty, tangled, tortuous(adj)
highly complex or intricate and occasionally devious
"the Byzantine tax structure"; "Byzantine methods for holding on to his chairmanship"; "convoluted legal language"; "convoluted reasoning"; "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"
Having numerous overlapping coils or folds.
Complex, intricate or complicated.
He gave a convoluted explanation that amounted to little more than a weak excuse for his absence.
folded in tortuous windings
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