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Synonyms for convolutedˈkɒn vəˌlu tɪd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. convolute, convoluted(adj)

    rolled longitudinally upon itself

    "a convolute petal"

    Synonyms:
    involved, knotty, convoluted, tortuous, convolute, tangled

    Antonyms:
    simple, straight, uncoiled

  2. 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"

    Synonyms:
    involved, knotty, problematical, twisty, convolute, twisting, winding, problematic, mired, gnarled, gnarly, tangled, knobbed, tough, knotted, elusive, snarly, voluminous, tortuous, convoluted, baffling, snarled

    Antonyms:
    uncoiled, simple, straight

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List of paraphrases:

complicated, intricate, complex, tortuous


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