com·​pli·​ca·​cy | \ ˈkäm-pli-kə-sē How to pronounce complicacy (audio) \
plural complicacies

Definition of complicacy

1 : the quality or state of being complicated
2 : something that is complicated

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Examples of complicacy in a Sentence

the difference in time zones was yet another complicacy that had to be dealt with the complicacy of the theory of relativity is such that it cannot be reduced to a few words that are readily comprehensible to the layman

First Known Use of complicacy

circa 1828, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for complicacy

complicate entry 1

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The first known use of complicacy was circa 1828

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“Complicacy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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