Definition of complexity in English:


Line breaks: com¦plex|ity
Pronunciation: /kəmˈplɛksəti

noun (plural complexities)

[mass noun]
1The state or quality of being intricate or complicated: an issue of great complexity
More example sentences
  • 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, convolution, entanglement;
1.1 [count noun] (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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