Embroiled vs Involved - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between embroiled and involved
is that embroiled
) while involved
As an adjective involved is
To draw into a situation; to cause to be involved.
- Avoid him. He will embroil you in his fights.
To implicate in confusion; to complicate; to jumble.
- the royal house embroiled in civil war
- The Christian antiquities at Rome are so embroiled with fable and legend.
* 1915 ,
- He related an involved story about every ancestor since 1895.
Associated with others, be a participant or make someone be a participant (in a crime, process, etc.)
- Miss Price told him a long, involved story, which made out that Mrs. Otter, a humdrum and respectable little person, had scabrous intrigues.
- He was involved in the project for three years.
- He got involved in a bar fight.
Having an affair with someone.
- When the family wrapped up my father's will, no one tried to make me feel involved .
- The explanation involved potatoes, squirrels, and race cars.