American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Having numerous overlapping coils or folds: a convoluted seashell.
- adj. Intricate; complicated: convoluted legal language; convoluted reasoning.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as convolute.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Having convolutions.
- adj. Folded in tortuous windings.
- adj. highly complex or intricate and occasionally devious
- adj. rolled longitudinally upon itself
“Please explain in detail because the last place you said the word convoluted you displayed your lack of wisdom while sounding like a certain leader of another country, a little delusional.”
“The storyline is so very simple (how on earth do critics call it convoluted?) yet it draws you in nonetheless with compelling and characters completely invested in their roles.”
“If they are near age 55 they will transition directly to Medicare for life … Unemployment benefits will be extended to the part timers and temp employees and length of unemployment will be extended … with over 1,000 pages written in convoluted language, released in. pdf-non searchable format, and held until 0830 on Friday - NOBODY - has read the entire bill …”
“Those who write about sex and sexuality from an ecclesial perspective are usually intellectuals, academicians and professors who approach the subject so abstractly in convoluted, scholastic language; a prime example of this would be John Paul II himself in his Wednesday talks on the Theology of the Body.”
“ETA: change the word convoluted to misleading, which is how the judge in the case described the language.”
“ZAHN: I think you so astutely described what that situation might be like on the ground, and I think you used the word convoluted, and you talked about the concerns about collateral damage.”
“Despite its all-star cast, the original version was panned on its initial release, called convoluted and confusing.”
“PROLOGUE THE HISTORY OF THE SECRET POLICE OF RUSSIA FROM the days of the czars to the present is quite convoluted, which is, perhaps, to be expected.”
“The document, which critics of the plan describe as convoluted and skillfully worded, does not specify any dates for construction or even mention demolition.”
“The references to the unnamed conflicting governments for whom the characters work recall the convoluted alliances countries formed and broke with each other during the Great War, but the lingering sense of devastation and trauma that the war left across Europe floats through the movie as well.”
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