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complicated

complicated

adjective com·pli·cat·ed \ˈkäm-plə-ˌkā-təd\

: hard to understand, explain, or deal with : having many parts or steps

Full Definition of COMPLICATED

1
:  consisting of parts intricately combined <a complicated recipe>
2
:  difficult to analyze, understand, or explain <a complicated issue>
com·pli·cat·ed·ly adverb
com·pli·cat·ed·ness noun

Examples of COMPLICATED

  1. The game's rules are too complicated.
  2. The machine has a complicated design.

First Known Use of COMPLICATED

1656

complicated

adjective com·pli·cat·ed   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of COMPLICATED

of a bone fracture :  characterized by injury to nearby parts

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