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摘要: Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for April 2, 2022 is: convoluted • \KAHN-vuh-loo-tud\&nbs...

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for April 2, 2022 is:

convoluted • \KAHN-vuh-loo-tud\  • adjective

Convoluted means "very complicated and difficult to understand." It is a synonym of involved and intricate.

// The textbook has a detailed drawing of the convoluted surface of the brain.

// The author goes on detours and tangents and his reasoning is convoluted.

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Examples:

"It has been a long and convoluted journey without a road map to follow, but … the Fort Smith Antique Automobile Club will finally make its victory lap at the Fort Smith Museum of History. The car show … marks the official opening of '60 Years On the Road,' an exhibition…." — Becca Martin-Brown, The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, 20 Feb. 2022

Did you know?

Convoluted comes from Latin convolvere, meaning "to roll up, coil, or twist." It is related to the verb convolute, meaning "to twist or coil." Once something is twisted it can be literally and figuratively difficult to unravel, and can be convoluated.



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