tangled

[ tang-guhld ]
/ ˈtæŋ gəld /

adjective

snarled, interlaced, or mixed up: tangled thread.
very complicated, intricate, or involved: tangled bureaucratic procedures.

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Origin of tangled

First recorded in 1580–90; tangle1 + -ed2
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