: consisting of parts intricately combined <a complicated recipe>
: difficult to analyze, understand, or explain <a complicated issue>
— com·pli·cat·ed·ly adverb
— com·pli·cat·ed·ness noun
Examples of COMPLICATED
- The game's rules are too complicated.
- The machine has a complicated design.
First Known Use of COMPLICATED
Related to COMPLICATED
- baroque, byzantine, complicate, complex, convoluted, daedal, elaborate, intricate, involute, involved, knotty, labyrinthian, labyrinthine, sophisticated, tangled
- noncomplex, noncomplicated, plain, simple, uncomplicated
Rhymes with COMPLICATED
com·pli·cat·ed adjective (Medical Dictionary)
of a bone fracture : characterized by injury to nearby parts
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