Definition of enmeshment in US English:



  • See enmesh

    • ‘Time and again the need for active engagement, enmeshment, involvement has been expressed.’
    • ‘But given his enmeshment in the sociology of competing spheres, can he find a way out?’
    • ‘It was in this atmosphere of rapid political change in this country and its enmeshment in the politics of the Cold War that they first formulated their national ideals and created national symbols.’
    • ‘‘They are so independent and have such easily triggered fears about enmeshment,’ Stanley reports.’
    • ‘In general, there is more focus on nurturing, support, and connection, and less on issues such as boundaries and enmeshment.’