a scale from one to five (1-5) with five being the most severe, that describes the way someone will adjust their speaking and writing to sound more intelligent or experienced to impress someone they want to date; while intending to sound worldly, people employing a high convolution factor often come across as confusing or just plain idiots
When Linda said she didn't know anything about cars, Brian started speaking at about a convolution factory of 4 to impress her.
by Sexy Simian December 3, 2010