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Synonyms for complicationˌkɒm plɪˈkeɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. complication(noun)

    the act or process of complicating

    Synonyms:
    complicatedness, tortuousness, ramification, knottiness

  2. complication(noun)

    a situation or condition that is complex or confused

    Synonyms:
    complicatedness, tortuousness, ramification, knottiness

  3. complication(noun)

    any disease or disorder that occurs during the course of (or because of) another disease

    Synonyms:
    complicatedness, tortuousness, ramification, knottiness

  4. complication, ramification(noun)

    a development that complicates a situation

    Synonyms:
    branch, forking, fork, leg, complicatedness, complication, ramification, tortuousness, branching, knottiness

  5. complicatedness, complication, knottiness, tortuousness(noun)

    puzzling complexity

    Synonyms:
    tortuosity, torsion, complicatedness, complication, ramification, tortuousness, crookedness, knottiness, contortion

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. complication(n.)

    Synonyms:
    complexity, intricacy, entanglement

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

complications, complicating, complexity


Translations for complication

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • усложнение, затруднениеBulgarian
  • KomplikationGerman
  • complicationFrench
  • осложнение, усложнение, затруднениеRussian
  • svit, förveckling, komplikationSwedish

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