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Definition of the noun embroilment

What does embroilment mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: embroilments

  1. an intricate and confusing interpersonal or political situation
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • synonym of embroilment: imbroglio
    • more generic word: situation = a complex or critical or unusual difficulty

Alternative definition of the noun embroilment


  1. The condition of being embroiled in something; an imbroglio or entanglement

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Embroilment

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Google previewForensic Victimology (2013)

Examining Violent Crime Victims in Investigative and Legal Contexts by Brent E. Turvey

embroilment refers to the abandonment of ...

Google previewMongolian-English Dictionary (2013)

by Ferdinand D Lessing

Confusion, tangle, embroilment. E GE LDYR — G DMEG Same as egedem. / 931 " n. Place exposed to the sun, but protected from the wind; covered or sheltered place; roof. -— tyr sa'yuxu. To sit in the sun protected from wind. xada jin —- .

Google previewSchirmer's Complete Rhyming Dictionary (2010)

by Paul Zollo

effulgence effulgent elegant element elephant elopement eloquent embankment embarkment embarrassment embellishment embezzlement embitterment emblazonment embodiment embossment embracement embroilment emergent ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Middle Eastern Cinema (2010)

by Terri Ginsberg, Chris Lippard

embroilment in scandal is mitigated by a ...

Google previewPunjabi English Dictionary

Qeäwrtîrfewrt embroil embroilment embryo embryology embryonic emend emendate emendation emerald emerge.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Taiwan (Republic of China) (2014)

by John F. Copper

Embroilment over Quemoy: Mao , ...

Google previewPasigraphical Dictionary and Grammar (1870)

by Anton Bachmaier

Embroilment. ConfusionBewilderment. 3154. To wound.

Google previewThe Gentlemlen's Lexicon; Or, A Pocket Dictionary, Containing Nearly Every Work in the English Language (1835)

Being Also Particularly Adapted to the Use of Academies and Schools by William Grimshaw

embroilment. EMBRUE'. v. See IMBRUE. EM'BRYO. s. The offspring yet unfinished in the womb ; the state of anything not fit for production. pl. embryoes. EMEND. v. To amend, to ...

Google previewA complete dictionary of synonyms and antonyms or synonyms and words of opposite meaning

by S. Fallows

Braw1,altercation,affray, squabble, feud, tumult, dispute, wrangle, variance, disagreement, misunderstanding, hostility, quarreiing, embroilment, bickering, broil. ANT. Coniabuiation, conversation, chat, pieasantry, conciliation, agreement ...

Google previewA smaller English dictionary (1872)

by John Ogilvie, Richard Cull

EMPYREAL Embroilment, em-broil'ment, n. A state of contention, perplexity, or confusion; disturbance. Embryo, em'bri-o, n. The first rudiments of an animal in the womb; the rudimentary plant engendered within the seed: the beginning or first ...

Google previewThe Wiley-Blackwell Dictionary of Modern European History Since 1789 (2011)

by Nicholas Atkin, Michael Biddiss, Frank Tallett

Though any direct participation of the Soviet Union in WORLD WAR II had been delayed, such embroilment was not avoided beyond June 1941. The assault then launched by Germany, codenamed BARBAROSSA, caught the Kremlin largely ...

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Embroilment Meaning

Video shows what embroilment means. The condition of being embroiled in something, an imbroglio or entanglement. Embroilment Meaning. How to pronounce ...

Scrabble value of E1M3B3R1O1I1L1M3E1N1T1

The value of this 11-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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