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Synonyms for convoluted
ˈkɒn vəˌlu tɪd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. convolute, convoluted(adj)

    rolled longitudinally upon itself

    "a convolute petal"

    Synonyms:
    involved, knotty, 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, baffling, snarled

    Antonyms:
    uncoiled, simple, straight

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    complicated, intricate, complex, tortuous

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How to use convoluted in a sentence?

  1. Henry Connelly:

    Once again, the Trump White House is tip-toeing around big pharma with a spectacularly pinched and convoluted proposal that excludes insulin and has no actual implementation date.

  2. Jeb Bush:

    I don't think the science is clear of what percentage is man-made and what percentage is natural. It's convoluted, for the people to say the science is decided on this is really arrogant, to be honest with you.

  3. Marco Rubio:

    I was secured under my personal credit and it was in conjunction with the Republican Party, and every month, I would go through the bills and if there was something on there, I'd pay it to American Express, and if it was the party's, the party paid for it, and the media convoluted all of this and it creates these stories.

  4. Jeffery Isaacs:

    Bank of America's structure is so convoluted and Byzantine that looking from the outside it is very hard to identify the correct corporate parties.

  5. Barack Obama:

    Look, first of all, the climate is changing. I don’t think the science is clear what percentage is man-made and what percentage is natural. It’s convoluted. And for the people to say the science is decided on, this is just really arrogant, to be honest with you, it's this intellectual arrogance that now you can’t even have a conversation about it. The climate is changing, and we need to adapt to that reality.


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