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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

    complicatedness, tortuousness, ramification, knottiness

  2. complication(noun)

    a situation or condition that is complex or confused

    "her coming was a serious complication"

    complicatedness, tortuousness, ramification, knottiness

  3. complication(noun)

    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"

    complicatedness, tortuousness, ramification, knottiness

  4. complication, ramification(noun)

    a development that complicates a situation

    "the court's decision had many unforeseen ramifications"

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

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

    puzzling complexity

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. complication(n.)

    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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