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English adjective: involved

1. involved connected by participation or association or use


SamplesWe accomplished nothing, simply because of the large number of people involved.
The problems involved.
The involved muscles.
I don't want to get involved.
Everyone involved in the bribery case has been identified.


Similaractive, caught up, concerned, concerned, embroiled, engaged, entangled, implicated, interested, neck-deep, participating, up to her neck, up to his neck, up to my neck, up to our necks, up to their necks, up to your neck


Antonymsuninvolved

2. involved entangled or hindered as if e.g. in mire


SamplesThe difficulties in which the question is involved.
Brilliant leadership mired in details and confusion.


Synonymsmired


Similarencumbered


Antonymsunencumbered

3. involved emotionally involved


Similarattached, committed


Antonymsunattached, uncommitted

4. involved highly complex or intricate and occasionally devious


SamplesThe Byzantine tax structure.
Byzantine methods for holding on to his chairmanship.
Convoluted legal language.
Convoluted reasoning.
The plot was too involved.
A knotty problem.
Got his way by labyrinthine maneuvering.
Oh, what a tangled web we weave.
Tortuous legal procedures.
Tortuous negotiations lasting for months.


SynonymsByzantine, convoluted, knotty, tangled, tortuous


Similarcomplex


Antonymssimple

5. involved enveloped


SamplesA castle involved in mist.
The difficulties in which the question is involved.


Similarenclosed


Antonymsunenclosed









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