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complicacy

[kom-pli-kuh-see] /ˈkɒm plɪ kə si/
noun, plural complicacies for 2.
1.
the state of being complicated; complicatedness.
2.
a complication:
the numerous complicacies of travel in such a remote country.
Origin of complicacy
1820-1830
1820-30; complic(ate) + -acy, modeled on such pairs as confederacy, confederate
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  • Among the earliest tools of any complicacy which a man, especially a man of letters, gets to handle, are his Class-books.

    Sartor Resartus Thomas Carlyle
British Dictionary definitions for complicacy

complicacy

/ˈkɒmplɪkəsɪ/
noun (pl) -cies
1.
a less common word for complexity
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