Examples of complication in a Sentence
The negotiations stalled when complications arose.
Pneumonia is a common complication of AIDS.
She experienced complications during her pregnancy.
The patient died of complications from surgery.
Recent Examples of complication from the Web
The report of Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, says Yazdi died in Izmir, Turkey, due to complications from cancer.
Some have been from other causes, but the vast majority have stemmed out of complications from Harvey.
Shepard died on Thursday at the age of 73 due to complications with Lou Gehrig's disease.
Leah Halliday-Johnson, the other patient, was experiencing complications while her own doctor was on a break.
Those early starting dates led to scheduling complications for some programs.
The international nature of the competition came with complications.
The 61-year-old author and university lecturer -- jailed in 2009 for advocating an end to one-party rule -- died on Thursday from complications related to cancer in the northeastern city of Shenyang.
In an attempt to get clean, Ellis suffered from alcohol withdrawal which resulted in a blood infection, kidney shutdown and heart complications, his family told THR.
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First Known Use of complication
Synonymscomplexity, complicacy, convolution, difficulty, intricacy, fly in the ointment
Related Wordsaftereffect, ramification, side effect (also side reaction); subtlety, technicality; annoyance, bitch, bother, headache, inconvenience, matter, trouble
Near Antonymsfitness, healthiness, heartiness, robustness, soundness, wholeness, wholesomeness; fettle, shape
COMPLICATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of complication for English Language Learners
: something that makes something harder to understand, explain, or deal with
medical : a disease or condition that happens in addition to another disease or condition : a problem that makes a disease or condition more dangerous or harder to treat
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