Definition of complication


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • complication is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 20 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • complication is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 26 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of complication

  • a development that complicates a situation (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. ramification

  • puzzling complexity (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. complicatedness
    2. knottiness
    3. tortuousness

  • any disease or disorder that occurs during the course of (or because of) another disease (noun)

    Examples

    1. bed sores are a common complication in cases of paralysis

  • a situation or condition that is complex or confused (noun)

    Examples

    1. her coming was a serious complication

  • the act or process of complicating (noun)

See definition of complication in Merriam Webster