imbroglio definition

  • noun:
    • a hard or complex situation; an entanglement.
    • A confused or complicated disagreement.
    • A confused heap; a tangle.
    • an intricate circumstance; an entanglement
    • An intricate, complicated land, by a drama or work of fiction.
    • an intricate and embarrassing state of things; a critical misunderstanding or disagreement, particularly one that is bitter.
    • An intricate and perplexing state of affairs; a misunderstanding of an elaborate nature, as between individuals or countries; an entanglement.
    • An intricate or complicated plot, as against someone, or of a romance or crisis.
    • In songs, a passage in which the rhythms various voice-parts tend to be conflicting or contradictory.
    • a rather embarrassing misunderstanding
    • an intricate and complicated interpersonal or governmental situation

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