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labyrinthine

adjective
lab·​y·​rin·​thine | \ ˌla-bə-ˈrin(t)-thən How to pronounce labyrinthine (audio) ; -ˈrin-ˌthīn, -ˌthēn \

Definition of labyrinthine

1 : of, relating to, or resembling a labyrinth : intricate, involved
2 : of, relating to, affecting, or originating in the internal ear labyrinthine lesions

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the labyrinthine politics of Central Europe left us totally befuddled
Recent Examples on the Web Autumn can’t afford lodging in New York, but her hopes that her visit will be brief are dashed by labyrinthine rules. David Sims, The Atlantic, "A Deeply Personal Movie With a Pointed Political Message," 13 Mar. 2020 The entire debacle is leading to all sorts of questions about the necessity of Iowa’s labyrinthine caucus process — which was already an easy thing to complain about. Giovanni Russonello, New York Times, "On Politics: Still Talking About Iowa," 5 Feb. 2020 In the midst of a global pandemic, US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) continues to imprison tens of thousands of people in a labyrinthine system of immigration jails and prisons across the country. Alina Das, Quartz, "Why ICE’s coronavirus response is so dangerous," 25 Mar. 2020 Not to mention, McKnight and his team had their work cut out for them in creating the show’s parade of individual ladylike—and labyrinthine—updos. Lauren Valenti, Vogue, "At Fendi, the Ladylike Updos Were Inspired by Star Wars—and Pastries," 20 Feb. 2020 Several of the pieces are framed with striped borders reminiscent of the labyrinthine . Sharon Mizota, Los Angeles Times, "Review: Hank Willis Thomas, Tomashi Jackson and a different kind of color theory," 6 Feb. 2020 No foreign language film has ever won best picture—but Bong Joon-Ho’s bloody, labyrinthine film just set a similar precedent as the first foreign language film to win the SAG Award for outstanding cast performance. Natalie Erika James' assured first feature demonstrates bracing command of atmospherics, from its tenebrous visuals and labyrinthine production design to its nerve-jangling use of music and a thick soundscape stew of bumps, creaks, thuds and groans. David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter, "'Relic': Film Review | Sundance 2020," 27 Jan. 2020 The actual allegations and counter-allegations between Crytek and Cloud Imperium get pretty labyrinthine pretty quickly. Kyle Orland, Ars Technica, "Crytek, Cloud Imperium battle over how to end Star Citizen lawsuit," 20 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of labyrinthine

1632, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Labyrinthine.” waleadership.com Dictionary2020欧洲杯滚球, Merriam-Webster, http://waleadership.com/dictionary/labyrinthine. Accessed 24 Apr. 2020.

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2020欧洲杯滚球labyrinthine

adjective
lab·​y·​rin·​thine | \ -ˈrin(t)-thən; -ˈrin-ˌthīn How to pronounce labyrinthine (audio) , -ˌthēn How to pronounce labyrinthine (audio) \

Medical Definition of labyrinthine

: of, relating to, affecting, or originating in the inner ear human labyrinthine lesions

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