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Noun: complication  ,kóm-plu'key-shun
  1. The act or process of complicating
  2. A situation or condition that is complex or confused
    "her coming was a serious complication"
  3. Any disease or disorder that occurs during the course of (or because of) another disease
    "bed sores are a common complication in cases of paralysis"
  4. A development that complicates a situation
    "the court's decision had many unforeseen complications";
    - ramification, complexity
  5. Puzzling complexity
    - complicatedness, knottiness, tortuousness

Derived forms: complications

Type of: complexity, complexness, development, disease, hinderance, hindrance, interference, situation, state of affairs

Encyclopedia: Complication