(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. labyrinth, network; bewilderment, perplexity. See disorder, convolution, difficulty.
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. tangle, entanglement, twist, labyrinth, winding, convolution, intricacy, confusion, meandering, torsion, puzzle; see also network 1 .
Ant. order*, disentanglement, simplicity.
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
labyrinth, convolution, meander, tangle, knot, puzzle, jungle, confusion, perplexity, muddle, bewilderment.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I noun Something that is intricately and often bewd-deringly complex: cat's cradle, entanglement, jungle, knot, labyrinth, mesh (often used in plural), morass, skein, snarl2, tangle, web. See SIMPLE. II verb Chiefly Regional. To dull the senses, as with a heavy blow, a shock, or fatigue: bedaze, bemuse, benumb, daze, stun, stupefy. See AWARENESS.

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