entangled or hindered as if e.g. in mire; "the difficulties in which the question is involved"; "brilliant leadership mired in details and confusion"
connected by participation or association or use; "we 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"
enveloped; "a castle involved in mist"; "the difficulties in which the question is involved"
highly complex or intricate and occasionally devious; "the 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"- Sir Walter Scott; "tortuous legal procedures"; "tortuous negotiations lasting for months"
complex system of paths or tunnels in which it is easy to get lost
a complex system of interconnecting cavities; concerned with hearing and equilibrium
resembling a labyrinth in form or complexity; "a labyrinthine network of tortuous footpaths"
relating to or affecting or originating in the inner ear; "labyrinthine deafness"