tortuousness

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{i} quality of being twisted, being full of curves; zigzag; meandering, bending
The property of being tortuous
a tortuous and twisted shape or position; "they built a tree house in the tortuosities of its boughs"; "the acrobat performed incredible contortions"
tortuous
Twisted; having many turns; convoluted

It still takes almost half a year for the average veteran’s claim for disability benefits to be decided in a tortuous process that can involve four separate hearings.

tortuous
abounding in irregular bends or turns
tortuous
{a} twisted, wreathed, mischievous
tortuous
Oblique; applied to the six signs of the zodiac (from Capricorn to Gemini) which ascend most rapidly and obliquely
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Bent in different directions; wreathed; twisted; winding; as, a tortuous train; a tortuous train; a tortuous leaf or corolla
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marked by repeated turns and bends; "a tortuous road up the mountain"; "winding roads are full of surprises"; "had to steer the car down a twisty track
tortuous
A tortuous process or piece of writing is very long and complicated. these long and tortuous negotiations aimed at ending the conflict
tortuous
highly involved or intricate; "the Byzantine tax structure"; "convoluted legal language"; "convoluted reasoning"; "intricate needlework"; "an intricate labyrinth of refined phraseology"; "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"
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not straightforward; "his tortuous reasoning" marked by repeated turns and bends; "a tortuous road up the mountain"; "winding roads are full of surprises"; "had to steer the car down a twisty track
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not straightforward; "his tortuous reasoning"
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Injurious: tortious
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A tortuous road is full of bends and twists. The only road access is a tortuous mountain route
tortuous
{s} twisting, winding, bending; marked by tricky tactics, crooked
tortuous
Deviating from rectitude; indirect; erroneous; deceitful
tortuousness

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    tor·tu·ous·ness

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    Etymologie

    [ 'torch-w&s, 'tor-ch&- ] (adjective.) 15th century. Middle English, from Middle French tortueux, from Latin tortuosus, from tortus twist, from torquEre to twist.

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