Search Result for "complicated": 
Wordnet 3.0


1. difficult to analyze or understand;
- Example: "a complicated problem"
- Example: "complicated Middle East politics"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Complicate \Com"pli*cate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Complicated; p. pr. & vb. n. Complicating.] To fold or twist together; to combine intricately; to make complex; to combine or associate so as to make intricate or difficult. [1913 Webster] Nor can his complicated sinews fail. --Young. [1913 Webster] Avarice and luxury very often become one complicated principle of action. --Addison. [1913 Webster] When the disease is complicated with other diseases. --Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

complicated adj 1: difficult to analyze or understand; "a complicated problem"; "complicated Middle East politics"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

61 Moby Thesaurus words for "complicated": Byzantine, Daedalian, abstruse, arduous, balled up, beyond one, complex, compound, confounded, confused, convoluted, crabbed, cramp, daedal, devious, difficult, elaborate, embrangled, entangled, fancy, fouled up, garbled, gordian, hard, hard to understand, implicated, intricate, involuted, involved, jumbled, knotted, knotty, labyrinthian, labyrinthine, loused up, many-faceted, matted, mazy, meandering, messed up, mixed up, mucked up, multifarious, obfuscated, obscure, obscured, ornate, overtechnical, perplexed, ramified, recondite, roundabout, scrambled, screwed up, snarled, sophisticated, subtle, tangled, tangly, tough, twisted