Pronunciation: (in-volvd'),[key] —adj. 1. very intricate or complex: an involved reply. 2. implicated: involved in crime. 3. concerned in some affair, esp. in a way likely to cause danger or unpleasantness: I didn't call the police because I didn't want to get involved. 4. committed or engaged, as in a political cause or artistic movement: The civil rights demonstration attracted the involved young people of the area.