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

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  • Embroilment — Em*broil ment, n. [Cf. F. embrouillement.] The act of embroiling, or the condition of being embroiled; entanglement in a broil. Bp. Burnet. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • embroilment — I noun affray, agitation, brawl, breach, broil, chaos, clash, combat, commotion, complication, conflict, confusion, contention, contest, derangement, difference of opinion, disarrangement, disorder, disquiet, dissension, dissentience, disturbance …   Law dictionary

  • embroilment — embroil ► VERB ▪ involve deeply in a conflict or difficult situation. DERIVATIVES embroilment noun. ORIGIN French embrouiller to muddle …   English terms dictionary

  • embroilment — noun see embroil …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • embroilment — See embroil. * * * …   Universalium

  • embroilment — Synonyms and related words: action, ado, aerial combat, affray, agitation, altercation, argument, armored combat, battle, battle royal, bicker, bickering, blood feud, bluster, bobbery, boil, boiling, bother, brawl, broil, brouhaha, brush,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • embroilment — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The condition of being entangled or implicated: embranglement, enmeshment, ensnarement, entanglement, involvement. See FREE, PARTICIPATE …   English dictionary for students

  • embroilment — em broil·ment || mÉ™nt n. perplexity, confusion; conflict, strife …   English contemporary dictionary

  • embroilment — n 1. discord, strife, quarrel, difference of opinion, dissension; contention, disturbance, squabble, squall, commotion, imbroglio, uproar; rumpus, fracas, scrimmage, donnybrook, tumult. 2. confusion, perplexity, distraction, disorder,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • embroilment — em·broil·ment …   English syllables

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