noun \kəm-ˈplek-sə-tē, käm-\

: the quality or state of not being simple : the quality or state of being complex

: a part of something that is complicated or hard to understand

plural com·plex·i·ties

Full Definition of COMPLEXITY

:  something complex
:  the quality or state of being complex

Examples of COMPLEXITY

  1. He was impressed by the complexity of the music.
  2. The diagram illustrates the complexity of the cell's structure.
  3. He doesn't grasp the complexity of the situation.

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Rhymes with COMPLEXITY


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