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Definitions for complicity
kəmˈplɪs ɪ ticom·plic·i·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. complicitynoun

    guilt as an accomplice in a crime or offense

Wiktionary

  1. complicitynoun

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

  2. complicitynoun

    Complexity.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Complicitynoun

    the state of being an accomplice; participation in guilt

    Etymology: [F. complicit.]

Freebase

  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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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of complicity in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of complicity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of complicity in a Sentence

  1. Nancy Pelosi:

    Americans should be deeply concerned by Speaker Ryan’s sanctioning of this irresponsible decision and his complicity in allowing the Committee investigation to devolve into a sad political spectacle.

  2. Erik Pevernagie:

    Time' can be pitiless. Time is able to convert the flame of love into a mood of restraint. A paradise of adulation can become a setting of animosity and ecstasy can change into indifference. Mutual complicity can become a balance of power and heaven can turn into hell. Eventually only a best friend remains ː ' Me, myself and I' . -Erik Pevernagie

  3. Marie Rodet:

    The French tried to monitor the region to make sure the Islamists will be prevented from further attacks, but some were able to escape and hide further north with local complicity.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    When the ruling government authority does atrocity on the hardworking population of the nation, the opposition party has complicity in that inhuman activity and is equally guilty.

  5. Mark Meadows.Janet Garrett:

    Any allegation of sexual abuse against minors -- or complicity regarding such abuse -- is very serious. That damage can not be undone, for any teacher, protecting kids is the absolute first priority -- and I say that as a former kindergarten teacher. Ohio State has an obligation to get to the bottom of this with a thorough and fair investigation. Jim Jordan has an obligation to cooperate fully with that investigation.

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