Definition for complexity

noun as in complicatedness

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Example Sentences

However, this approach could only go so far, because the complexity of searching for the right matrices grows exponentially as the matrices get bigger.

With just two particles and free from the complexities of a nucleus, positronium is appealingly simple.

The complexity of our global economy and the gravity of the risks and inequities we face require business—and therefore business journalism—to be more progressive, inclusive, and interested in solving problems.

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Don’t let the complexity of data analysis and analytics scare you into thinking that they’re too hard to understand and analyze.

Part of the complexity in enhancing memory is that the hippocampus isn’t just a single uniform structure.

His most elaborate camera maneuvers seemed almost diabolical in their complexity.

We had a very thin book that we had to create characters with some different complexity.

Sex, with its myths, confronts us with the complexity of our behaviors and our beliefs.

Yeah, one thing that John Shea said struck me: "Narratives close off the complexity of reality."

But Poitras and her colleagues have little interest in that sort of shades of gray complexity.

Here opens up, very evidently, a perfect labyrinth of complexity.

It is difficult, however, to trace the mode in which they operate on a substance of such complexity as the soil.

Her father was one, and he was a man who had scarcely been educated, and was certainly devoid of any complexity of character.

You can hardly imagine a being whose interior existence was more devoid of complexity and of mixed motives than was Coronado's.

Its complexity causes us to look around on all sides; apparently we have reason to fear sudden happenings.


On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to complexity, such as: complication, intricacy, ramification, convolution, elaboration, and entanglement.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.