HyperDic: complication

English > 5 senses of the word complication:
NOUNactcomplicationthe act or process of complicating
statecomplicationa situation or condition that is complex or confused / confused
statecomplicationany disease or disorder that occurs during the course of (or because of) another disease
eventcomplication, ramificationa development that complicates a situation
attributecomplication, complicatedness, knottiness, tortuousnesspuzzling complexity
complication > pronunciation
Soundskaa.mplahkey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > complication: 5 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act or process of complicating.
Broaderhindrance, hinderance, interferenceThe act of hindering or obstructing or impeding
Spanishcomplicación
Catalancomplicació
Verbscomplicatemake more complicated
complicatemake more complex, intricate, or richer
English > complication: 5 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningA situation or condition that is complex or confused / confused.
Example"her coming was a serious complication"
Broadersituation, state of affairsThe general state of things
Spanishcomplicación
Catalancomplicació
Verbscomplicatemake more complicated
English > complication: 5 senses > noun 3, state
MeaningAny disease or disorder that occurs during the course of (or because of) another disease.
Example"bed sores are a common complication in cases of paralysis"
BroaderdiseaseAn impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning
Spanishcomplicación
Catalancomplicació
Verbscomplicatemake more complicated
English > complication: 5 senses > noun 4, event
MeaningA development that complicates a situation.
Synonymramification
BroaderdevelopmentA recent event that has some relevance for the present situation
Spanishramificación
Catalanramificació
Verbscomplicatemake more complicated
English > complication: 5 senses > noun 5, attribute
Meaningpuzzling complexity.
Synonymscomplicatedness, knottiness, tortuousness
Broadercomplexity, complexnessThe quality of being intricate and compounded
Spanishcomplejidad, complicación, tortuosidad
Catalancomplicació
Verbscomplicatemake more complex, intricate, or richer

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