tangled


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tan·gled

 (tăng′gəld)
adj.
Complicated and difficult to unravel. See Synonyms at complex.

tangled

(ˈtæŋɡəld)
adj
twisted together; messy or untidycomplicated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.tangled - in a confused mass; "pushed back her tangled hair"; "the tangled ropes"
untangled - not tangled
2.tangled - 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"
complex - complicated in structure; consisting of interconnected parts; "a complex set of variations based on a simple folk melody"; "a complex mass of diverse laws and customs"

tangled

adjective
1. knotted, twisted, matted, messy, snarled, jumbled, entangled, knotty, tousled tugging a comb through her tangled hair
2. complicated, involved, complex, confused, messy, mixed-up, convoluted, knotty His personal life has become more tangled than ever.

tangled

adjective
Translations
مَشْبوك، مُشْتَبِك
rozcuchanýspletený
gubancos
flæktur
spletitýzamotaný
zavozlanzmršen
arap saçına dönmüşdolanmışdolaşmış

tangled

[ˈtæŋgld] ADJ [hair, wool] → enredado, enmarañado (fig) → enmarañado, complicado

tangled

[ˈtæŋgld] adj (string, wires, hair) → aggrovigliato/a (fig) (situation, negotiations) → ingarbugliato/a

tangle

(ˈtӕŋgl) noun
an untidy, confused or knotted state. The child's hair was in a tangle.
verb
to make or become tangled. Don't tangle my wool when I'm knitting.
ˈtangled adjective
in a tangle. tangled hair/branches; Her hair is always tangled.
tangle with
to become involved in a quarrel or struggle with (a person etc). I tangled with him over politics.

tangled

a. enredado-a; confundido-a.
References in classic literature ?
It was a piteous sight, the once rosy face so changed and vacant, the once busy hands so weak and wasted, the once smiling lips quite dumb, and the once pretty, well-kept hair scattered rough and tangled on the pillow.
Oh, you Wing Biddlebaum, comb your hair, it's falling into your eyes," commanded the voice to the man, who was bald and whose ner- vous little hands fiddled about the bare white fore- head as though arranging a mass of tangled locks.
Stunned, not alone by the realization of the awfulness of the fate of their rivals, but also by the terrific storm and the effect of the earthquake and the landslide, Tom and his friends remained for a moment gazing toward the mouth of the cavern, now completely out of sight, buried by a mass of broken trees, tangled bushes, rocks and earth.
They tried to jump over each other, got tangled up in the harness, and overturned the sledge.
But the beginning of things, of a world especially, is necessarily vague, tangled, chaotic, and exceedingly disturbing.
Alice hesitated no longer; but giving her Narrangansett* a smart cut of the whip, she was the first to dash aside the slight branches of the bushes, and to follow the runner along the dark and tangled pathway.
as, for a moment, Hepzibah fancied might be the case) into a great, wet mass of tangled and broad-leaved shadow, where the squash-vines were clambering tumultuously upon an old wooden framework, set casually aslant against the fence.
Hester bade little Pearl run down to the margin of the water, and play with the shells and tangled sea-weed, until she should have talked awhile with yonder gatherer of herbs.
He was gaunt and shagged, with a ewe neck, and a head like a hammer; his rusty mane and tail were tangled and knotted with burs; one eye had lost its pupil, and was glaring and spectral, but the other had the gleam of a genuine devil in it.
And thinking the hap-hazard line would get loose, or the tooth it was tangled to might draw (for I have a devil of a boat's crew for a pull on a whale-line); seeing all this, I say, I jumped into my first mate's boat --Mr.
And Duane had been robbed of it by a great company, and got tangled up in lawsuits and lost all his money.
The creature was as lithe as a cat, and as active as a monkey, and the confinement of sewing was her abomination; so she broke her needles, threw them slyly out of the window, or down in chinks of the walls; she tangled, broke, and dirtied her thread, or, with a sly movement, would throw a spool away altogether.