One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Complicated or abstruse.‘his involuted prose’
abstruse, obscure, arcane, recherché, rarefied, recondite, abstract, difficult, hard, puzzling, perplexing, enigmatic, inscrutable, cryptic, delphicView synonyms
- ‘Various theories propose that it was the product of paranoid madness, the involuted working of kinship-based rivalries, or a reasoned, rational punishment of treachery.’
- ‘I'm fascinated by how involuted discussions of race and society become.’
- ‘Comedian and geek Samuel Johnson Danny O'Brien has put together a happening of such perfect, involuted cleverness that it takes the breath away.’
- ‘While it is not easy to fathom the chairman's involuted public locutions, he appears to have had more than one reason for his interest rate manipulations.’
- ‘In terms of Irish stereotypes, Beowulf seems like a Gaelic rather than a Celtic piece of art - canny, virile and earthbound rather than dreamy, spiritual and involuted.’
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