AskDefine | Define intricacy

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intricacy n : marked by elaborately complex detail [syn: elaborateness, elaboration, involution]

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  1. The state or quality of being intricate or entangled;
  2. Perplexity; involution; complication; complexity;
  3. That which is intricate or involved; as, the intricacy of a knot; the intricacy of accounts; the intricacy of a cause in controversy; the intricacy of a plot.


The state or quality of being intricate or entangled
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