The condition of being entangled or implicated
Something that is intricately and often bewilderingly complex
From this theological entanglement the problem of free will did not escape for long centuries.
For thirty years after the peace of Utrecht the Provinces kept themselves free from entanglement in the quarrels of their neighbours.
He skilfully avoided entanglement in the Jackson-Calhoun imbroglio.
They had rated each other highly in the entanglement, and by mutual consent began repeating the performance regularly.
He had not the genius to find a way out of the French entanglement or the skill to steer a constitutional monarchy between rival factions.