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 ?
The track she had made when drifting while her heart stood still within her iron ribs looked like a tangled thread on the white paper of the chart.
THE cruiser Vanator careened through the tempest That she had not been dashed to the ground, or twisted by the force of the elements into tangled wreckage, was due entirely to the caprice of Nature.
Having handled the net, he threw it into the river, but became tangled in the meshes and drowned.
He stepped over to the nearest tree--an old, old one with gray lichen all over its bark, but upholding a curtain of tangled sprays and branches.
Then there was a desolate space covered with a white sand, and then another expanse of tangled bushes.
The gaunt, careworn features and dusty figures were made plain by this quaint light at the dawning, but it dressed the skin of the men in corpselike hues and made the tangled limbs appear pulseless and dead.
Clear that raffle," I answered, pointing to the tangled wreckage overside.
But the beginning of things, of a world especially, is necessarily vague, tangled, chaotic, and exceedingly disturbing.
The tops of the high mountains tremble and the tangled wood echoes awesomely with the outcry of beasts: earthquakes and the sea also where fishes shoal.
Scenting-dew or starlight pale, Choose no tangled tree-cat trail.
With dim lights and tangled circumstance they tried to shape their thought and deed in noble agreement; but after all, to common eyes their struggles seemed mere inconsistency and formlessness; for these later-born Theresas were helped by no coherent social faith and order which could perform the function of knowledge for the ardently willing soul.
He deployed his men into a skirmish line from the point where Esmeralda had been found, and in this extended formation they pushed their way, sweating and panting, through the tangled vines and creepers.