Meaning of COMPLEXITY
Pronunciation:   kum'pleksitee



WordNet Dictionary 

 Definition:  
[n] the quality of being intricate and compounded; "he enjoyed the complexity of modern computers" 

COMPLEXITY is a 10 letter word that starts with C. 
 Synonyms:   complexness 

 Antonyms:   simpleness, simplicity  
 See Also:   complicatedness, complication, elaborateness, elaboration, intricacy, involution, knottiness, quality, tapestry  
Webster's 1913 Dictionary 

 Definition:   \Com*plex"i*ty\, n.; pl. {Complexities}. [Cf. F.
complexit['e].]
1. The state of being complex; intricacy; entanglement.
The objects of society are of the greatest possible
complexity. Burke.
2. That which is complex; intricacy; complication.
Manycorridored complexities Of Arthur's palace.
Tennyson.


Computing Dictionary 

 Definition:   The level in difficulty in solving mathematically posed problems as measured by the time, number of steps or arithmetic operations, or memory space required (called time complexity, computational complexity, and space complexity, respectively). The interesting aspect is usually how complexity scales with the size of the input (the "scalability"), where the size of the input is described by some number N. Thus an algorithm may have computational complexity O(N^2) (of the order of the square of the size of the input), in which case if the input doubles in size, the computation will take four times as many steps. The ideal is a constant time algorithm (O(1)) or failing that, O(N). See also npcomplete. 

Biology Dictionary 

 Definition:   The number of different sequences of basepairs in a particular genome. 

Thesaurus Terms 

 Related Terms:   abstruseness, arduousness, bothersomeness, burdensomeness, complication, convolution, crabbedness, crampedness, deepness, difficultness, difficulty, esoterica, hairiness, hardness, inscrutability, intricacy, involvement, knottiness, laboriousness, onerousness, oppressiveness, profoundness, profundity, reconditeness, rigor, rigorousness, ruggedness, strenuousness, toilsomeness, toughness, troublesomeness 
 

