Definition of intricacy in English:

Share this entry


Pronunciation: /ˈɪntrɪkəsi/

noun (plural intricacies)

[mass noun]
1The quality of being intricate: the intricacy of the procedure
More example sentences
  • Lyrically, it's is not hugely involving, but I find that the complexity and intricacy of the music itself more than makes up for this.
  • The learning curve on the complexity and intricacy of each task is sufficiently well judged to be both addictive and achievable.
  • But I had not understood the full complexity and intricacy of the interpretive process.
1.1 (intricacies) Details, especially of an involved or perplexing subject: the intricacies of economic policy-making
More example sentences
  • Soon the hobby turned into passion as the intricacies of the subject unfolded with experience.
  • The book has an absorbingly detailed description of the intricacies of this market.
  • He is particularly interested in detail and the intricacies of policy.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: in¦tri|cacy

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.