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convoluted

adjective

Definition: 1. highly involved or intricate; 2. too complex to be easily understood; 3. rolled, coiled, or twisted together

Synonyms: involved, intricate, complicated, complex, twisted

Antonyms: easy, uncomplicated, straightforward

Tips: Convoluted is almost always a negative way of describing something that is overly complicated or disorganized, when it should be much simpler.

Usage Examples:

His convoluted reasoning didnít seem to be winning over the jury; in fact, they all looked quite confused. (complicated)

It is impossible to get any new laws passed in that convoluted government bureaucracy. (complex, intricate)

It was a nightmare trying to complete all of the convoluted paperwork. (complex, involved)

The report was written using convoluted legal language, which I couldn't understand at all. (complicated)


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