Definition of intricacy in English:


Syllabification: in·tri·ca·cy
Pronunciation: /ˈintrəkəsē

noun (plural intricacies)

1The quality of being intricate: the exquisite intricacy of Indian silverwork
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  • 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 policymaking
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  • 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.

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