Synonyms of complication


1. complication, hindrance, hinderance, interference

usage: the act or process of complicating

2. complication, situation, state of affairs

usage: a situation or condition that is complex or confused; "her coming was a serious complication"

3. complication, disease

usage: 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. complication, ramification, development

usage: a development that complicates a situation; "the court's decision had many unforeseen ramifications"

5. complicatedness, complication, knottiness, tortuousness, complexity, complexness

usage: puzzling complexity

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Definition and meaning of complication (Dictionary)