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complexity

noun com·plex·i·ty \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

1
:  something complex
2
:  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.

First Known Use of COMPLEXITY

1661

Rhymes with COMPLEXITY

COMPLEXITY Defined for Kids

complexity

noun com·plex·i·ty \kəm-ˈplek-sə-tē\
plural com·plex·i·ties

Definition of COMPLEXITY for Kids

1
:  the quality or condition of being difficult to understand or of lacking simplicity <the complexity of a problem>
2
:  something difficult to understand or lacking simplicity <the complexities of business>

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