tangled
1. [ adjective ] in a confused mass
Examples:

"pushed back her tangled hair" "the tangled ropes"

Related terms: untangled thrown intertwined enmeshed matted entangled knotted rootbound afoul
2. [ adjective ] highly involved or intricate
Synonyms: intricate tortuous involved knotty convoluted labyrinthine Byzantine
Examples:

"the Byzantine tax structure" "convoluted reasoning" "intricate needlework" "the plot was too involved" "a knotty problem" "labyrinthine maneuvering" "Oh, what a tangled web we weave"- Sir Walter Scott

Related terms: complex
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