from The Century Dictionary.

  • In heraldry, same as fretted.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective in a confused mass. Contrasted with untangled.
  • adjective deeply involved especially in something problematic.
  • adjective constrained by or as if by a convoluted rope or net; ensnared.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of entangle.
  • adjective tangled or twisted together
  • adjective confused or complicated
  • adjective physics (of two quantum states) correlated, even though physically separated; (referring to a state of a composite system) not separable

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective twisted together in a tangled mass
  • adjective deeply involved especially in something complicated
  • adjective involved in difficulties


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