[kuh m-plek-si-tee] /kəmˈplɛk sɪ ti/
noun, plural complexities for 2.
the state or quality of being ; intricacy:
the complexity of urban life.
the complexities of foreign policy.
noun (pl) -ties
the state or quality of being intricate or complex
something intricate or complex; complication
1721, “composite nature,” from complex (adj.) + -ity. Meaning “intricacy” is from 1790. Meaning “a complex condition” is from 1794.
[kuh m-plahy-uh ns] /kəmˈplaɪ əns/ noun 1. the act of conforming, acquiescing, or yielding. 2. a tendency to yield readily to others, especially in a weak and subservient way. 3. conformity; accordance: in compliance with orders. 4. cooperation or obedience: Compliance with the law is expected of all. 5. Physics. /kəmˈplaɪəns/ noun 1. the act […]
[verb kom-pli-keyt; adjective kom-pli-kit] /verb ˈkɒm plɪˌkeɪt; adjective ˈkɒm plɪ kɪt/ verb (used with object), complicated, complicating. 1. to make complex, intricate, involved, or difficult: His recovery from the operation was complicated by an allergic reaction. adjective 2. complex; involved. 3. Entomology. folded longitudinally one or more times, as the wings of certain insects. verb […]
[kon-suh n-trey-shuh n] /ˌkɒn sənˈtreɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act of concentrating; the state of being concentrated. 2. exclusive attention to one object; close mental application. 3. something concentrated: a concentration of stars. 4. Military. 5. the focusing of a student’s academic program on advanced study in a specific subject or field. 6. Chemistry. (in […]
[kuh n-surn] /kənˈsɜrn/ verb (used with object) 1. to relate to; be connected with; be of interest or importance to; affect: The water shortage concerns us all. 2. to interest or engage (used reflexively or in the passive, often followed by with or in): She concerns herself with every aspect of the business. 3. to […]