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Intricacy definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

IN'TRICACY, n. [from intricate.] The state of being entangled; perplexity; involution; complication; as the intricacy of a knot,and figuratively, the intricacy of accounts,the intricacy of a cause in controversy, the intricacy of a plot.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: marked by elaborately complex detail [syn: elaborateness, elaboration, intricacy, involution]

Merriam Webster's

noun (plural -cies) Date: 1602 1. the quality or state of being intricate 2. something intricate <the intricacies of a plot>

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Intricacy In"tri*ca*cy, n.; pl. Intricacies. [From Intricate.] The state or quality of being intricate or entangled; perplexity; involution; complication; complexity; that which is intricate or involved; as, the intricacy of a knot; the intricacy of accounts; the intricacy of a cause in controversy; the intricacy of a plot. Freed from intricacies, taught to live The easiest way. --Milton.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(intricacies) 1. Intricacy is the state of being made up of many small parts or details. The price depends on the intricacy of the work. = complexity N-UNCOUNT: usu N of n 2. The intricacies of something are its complicated details. Rose explained the intricacies of the job. N-PLURAL: usu N of n

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. Perplexity, complexity, complication, entanglement, involution, obscurity, difficulty, intricateness.

Moby Thesaurus

abstruseness, arduousness, bothersomeness, burdensomeness, complexity, complexness, complication, convolution, crabbedness, crampedness, deepness, difficultness, difficulty, entanglement, esoterica, hairiness, hardness, intricateness, involution, involvement, knottiness, laboriousness, onerousness, oppressiveness, perplexity, profoundness, profundity, ramification, reconditeness, rigor, rigorousness, ruggedness, strenuousness, subtlety, tanglement, technicality, toilsomeness, toughness, troublesomeness



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