complication

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From Middle French complication.

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complication (plural complications)

  1. The act or process of complicating; the state of being complicated; intricate or confused relation of parts; entanglement; complexity.
  2. A person who doesn't fit in with the main scheme of things; an interloper; someone you need to placate.
  3. (medicine) A disease or diseases, or adventitious circumstances or conditions, coexistent with and modifying a primary disease, but not necessarily connected with it.
  4. A feature beyond basic time display in a timepiece.

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From Late Latin complicatio, from Latin complicare.

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complication f (plural complications)

  1. complication

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