labyrinthian labyrinthian

Definition(s):

  • (adj) resembling a labyrinth in form or complexity

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Like the New York subway systemwhich it rivals in overcrowding, labyrinthian complexity and financial difficulties the Paris Metro has a smell all its own.
  2. No matter how glamorous Charles Boyer made it seem, the Casbah in Algiers is a squalid slum overpopulated by 80,000 natives, where pimps and petty thieves dart about labyrinthian.
  3. Once, a college coed might have whiled away her summer boning up on a fourth language, rereading Russian novels, or recording the labyrinthian travels of a psychopathic mouse.

News

  • Some will need help with health law from 'navigators'

    President Obama's health care law will be available in Spanish and other languages, according to new rules the administration issued late last week that tell the "navigators," who are supposed to help Americans negotiate the labyrinthian law, to be prepared to help non-English speakers. The in-person assistants, who will help ...
    on July 16, 2013     Source: The Washington Times

Quotes

  • "What I liked about the New York model was it brought a high-profile focus to a really complex, labyrinthian mess," said Davis.
    on Oct 8, 2004 By: Richard Davis Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

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