What is the meaning of complication?


  • The act or process of complicating.
  • A situation or condition that is complex or confused.
    • usage: "her coming was a serious complication"
  • Any disease or disorder that occurs during the course of (or because of) another disease.
    • usage: "bed sores are a common complication in cases of paralysis"
  • A development that complicates a situation.
    • usage: "the court's decision had many unforeseen ramifications"
  • Puzzling complexity.
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APAWordNet. (2010). complication. Retrieved April 26, 2019, from http://smartdefine.org/complication/definitions/1193338
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MLAWordNet. "complication" 23 October 2010. Web. 26 April 2019. <http://smartdefine.org/complication/definitions/1193338>
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