(Received Pronunciation|UK) IPA|/ËtÉËÊ§uÉs/, SAMPA|/"tO:[email protected]/
(General American|US) IPA|/ËtÉÉ¹Ê§uÉs/, SAMPA|/"[email protected]/
- twisted|Twisted; having many turns; convoluted.
#* 2007 October 6, âSlogging on the Home Frontâ, editorial in w:The New York Times|The New York Times,
#*: It still takes almost half a year for the average veteranâs claim for disability benefits to be decided in a tortuous process that can involve four separate hearings.
This term has strongly negative connotations, perhaps transferred from the similar-sounding adjective torturous.
Japanese: JAchar|æ²ããããã£ã (ã¾ããããã£ã, magarikunetta)