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complex +‎ -ly


complexly (comparative more complexly, superlative most complexly)

  1. In a complex manner.
    Antonym: simply
    • 1997, David Foster Wallace, “David Lynch keeps his head”, in A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again, Kindle edition, Little, Brown Book Group:
      It’s not that Lynch is somehow “above” being manipulative; it’s more like he’s just not interested. Lynch’s movies are about images and stories in his head that he wants to see made external and complexly real.
  2. (mathematics) Involving complex numbers.