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Meaning of INTRICACY

Pronunciation:  'intrukusee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  marked by elaborately complex detail
 

INTRICACY is a 9 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: elaborateness, elaboration, involution
 
 See Also: complexity, complexness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In"tri*ca*cy\, n.; pl. {Intricacies}. [From
{Intricate}.]
The state or quality of being intricate or entangled;
perplexity; involution; complication; complexity; 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.

      Freed from intricacies, taught to live The easiest way.
                                               --Milton.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abstruseness, arduousness, bothersomeness, burdensomeness, complexity, complexness, complication, convolution, crabbedness, crampedness, deepness, difficultness, difficulty, entanglement, esoterica, hairiness, hardness, intricateness, involution, involvement, knottiness, laboriousness, onerousness, oppressiveness, perplexity, profoundness, profundity, ramification, reconditeness, rigor, rigorousness, ruggedness, strenuousness, subtlety, tanglement, technicality, toilsomeness, toughness, troublesomeness
 

 

 

 

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