Definitions for complicitykəmˈplɪs ɪ ti

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

com•plic•i•tykəmˈplɪs ɪ ti(n.)(pl.)-ties.

  1. the state of being an accomplice; partnership or involvement in wrongdoing.

Origin of complicity:

1650–60; < LL complic-,complexcomplice



Princeton's WordNet

  1. complicity(noun)

    guilt as an accomplice in a crime or offense


  1. complicity(Noun)

    The state of being complicit; involvement as a partner or accomplice, especially in a crime or other wrongdoing.

  2. complicity(Noun)


Webster Dictionary

  1. Complicity(noun)

    the state of being an accomplice; participation in guilt


  1. Complicity

    Complicity is a novel by Scottish author Iain Banks. It was published in 1993.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Complicity

    Association with or participation in an act that is, or is perceived to be, criminal or immoral. One is complicitous when one promotes or unduly benefits from practices or institutions that are morally or legally suspect.


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