What does complexity mean?

Definitions for complexitykəmˈplɛk sɪ ti

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. complexity, complexness(noun)

    the quality of being intricate and compounded

    "he enjoyed the complexity of modern computers"

Wiktionary

  1. complexity(Noun)

    The state of being complex; intricacy; entanglement.

  2. complexity(Noun)

    That which is and renders complex; intricacy; complication.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Complexity(noun)

    the state of being complex; intricacy; entanglement

  2. Complexity(noun)

    that which is complex; intricacy; complication

  3. Origin: [Cf. F. complexit.]

Freebase

  1. Complexity

    In general usage, complexity tends to be used to characterize something with many parts in intricate arrangement. The study of these complex linkages is the main goal of complex systems theory. In science there are at this time a number of approaches to characterizing complexity, many of which are reflected in this article. Neil Johnson describes complexity science as the study of the phenomena which emerge from a collection of interacting objects. In a business context, complexity management is the methodology to minimize value-destroying complexity and efficiently control value-adding complexity in a cross-functional approach.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'complexity' in Nouns Frequency: #1698

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of complexity in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of complexity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Simm:

    Life is easy greediness adds complexity

  2. Anne Richards:

    White collar crime is extremely difficult to prosecute, especially in finance, due to its complexity.

  3. Pablo Garnica:

    People realize that it is not just the size of the asset, it is the complexity of the integration of the deal.

  4. Lionel Trilling:

    Literature is the human activity that takes the fullest and most precise account of variousness, possibility, complexity, and difficulty.

  5. Herbert W. Boyer:

    Wonder is what sets us apart from other life forms. No other species wonders about the meaning of existence or the complexity of the universe or themselves.

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