over·​com·​plex ˌō-vər-käm-ˈpleks How to pronounce overcomplex (audio)
: complex to an unnecessary or excessive degree
a storyline that is overcomplex and difficult to follow
the company's overcomplex and inefficient structure

Word History

First Known Use

1764, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of overcomplex was in 1764

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“Overcomplex.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overcomplex. Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.

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