1 the act or process of complicating
2 a situation or condition that is complex or confused; "her coming was a serious complication"
3 any disease or disorder that occurs during the course of (or because of) another disease; "bed sores are a common complication in cases of paralysis"
4 a development that complicates a situation; "the court's decision had many unforeseen ramifications" [syn: ramification]
- Rhymes: -eɪʃǝn
- The act or process of complicating; the state of being complicated; intricate or confused relation of parts; entanglement; complexity.
- A person who doesn't fit in with the main scheme of things; an interloper; someone you need to placate.
- A disease or diseases, or adventitious circumstances or conditions, coexistent with and modifying a primary disease, but not necessarily connected with it.
- A feature beyond basic time display in a timepiece.
Several fields refer to complications:
complication in French: Complication
complication in Dutch: Complicatie
complication in Serbo-Croatian: Komplikacija
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