Definition of complexity in English:


Syllabification: com·plex·i·ty
Pronunciation: /kəmˈpleksitē

noun (plural complexities)

  • 1The state or quality of being intricate or complicated: an issue of great complexity
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    • Yet, each track shows new layers of complexity and intricacy and opens up new grounds.
    • If the intention is to involve the player in the intricacies and complexity of politics, it works.
    • The scale and complexity of the investigation is enormous and presents significant challenges.
    complication, problem, difficulty; twist, turn, intricacy
  • 1.1 (usually complexities) A factor involved in a complicated process or situation: the complexities of family life
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    • Life isn't that simple of course, and it's the complexities of the situation that Hewitt is trying to address.
    • But such a simplistic analysis surely bears no relation to the complexities of the situation.
    • This results in part from our limited understanding of the complexities of channel processes.

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