1. twisted; coiled.
2. complicated; intricately involved: a convoluted way of describing a simple device.
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perplexing, puzzling, tortuous, tangled, intricate, labyrinthine, involved, elaborate, confused, baffling, complex, impenetrable, serpentine
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Origin: 1805–15; convolute + -ed
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Following in their footsteps, however, has been a convoluted journey, one in which education became his first post-college occupation.
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Samsung is using a double-folded lens inside that bounces light around in a convoluted pattern to change the field of view.
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By contrast, the journey associated with making the first purchase — especially considered, big-ticket purchases — remains relatively convoluted and opaque.
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While that might not seem relevant, the vision to bring transparency to consumers is the connecting line, the mission being to provide access to siloed data and knowledge to previously convoluted industries.
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