entangled entangled adj. 1. in a confused mass. Contrasted with {untangled}. [Narrower terms: {afoul(postnominal), foul, fouled}; {knotted, snarled, snarly}; {matted}; {rootbound}; {intertwined}]

Syn: tangled. [WordNet 1.5]

2. deeply involved especially in something problematic; as, entangled in the conflict.

Syn: embroiled. [WordNet 1.5]

3. constrained by or as if by a convoluted rope or net; ensnared. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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