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1. sentence

noun. ['ˈsɛntəns'] a string of words satisfying the grammatical rules of a language.

Synonyms

  • word string
  • declaratory sentence
  • interrogative sentence
  • question
  • interrogation
  • run-on sentence
  • clause
  • compound sentence
  • simple sentence
  • topic sentence
  • complex sentence
  • grammatical constituent
  • declarative sentence
  • string of words
  • interrogative
  • constituent

Antonyms

  • declaratory
  • software
  • inessential
  • approval

Etymology

  • sentence (French)
  • sententia (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Complex Sentence

  • repentance

Example sentences of the word complex-sentence


1. Noun Phrase
To avoid this, writers intersperse extended or complex sentences with shorter sentences.

2. Noun Phrase
Try using a compound or complex sentence in which at least one entire clause includes only your original ideas.

3. Noun Phrase
Encourage students to use more complex sentence structures and use compound sentences as well as varying their sentence structure.

2. sentence

noun. ['ˈsɛntəns'] (criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed.

Synonyms

  • condemnation
  • rape conviction
  • final judgment
  • murder conviction
  • robbery conviction
  • final decision
  • conviction

Antonyms

  • answer
  • certainty
  • misconstruction
  • construction

Etymology

  • sentence (French)
  • sententia (Latin)

3. sentence

verb. ['ˈsɛntəns'] pronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law.

Synonyms

  • condemn
  • doom
  • declare
  • reprobate
  • foredoom

Antonyms

  • deny
  • incorrupt
  • approbate
  • accept

Etymology

  • sentence (French)
  • sententia (Latin)

4. sentence

noun. ['ˈsɛntəns'] the period of time a prisoner is imprisoned.

Synonyms

  • term
  • life sentence
  • prison term
  • time
  • hard time

Antonyms

  • conviction
  • unbelief
  • applaud
  • desecrate

Etymology

  • sentence (French)
  • sententia (Latin)

5. complex

adjective. ['ˈkɑːmplɛks, kəmˈplɛks'] complicated in structure; consisting of interconnected parts.

Synonyms

  • tangled
  • complexity
  • Byzantine
  • Gordian
  • multiplex
  • thickening
  • interlacing
  • complexness
  • hard
  • intricate
  • tortuous
  • interlocking
  • labyrinthine
  • knotty
  • mazy
  • interlinking
  • labyrinthian
  • convoluted
  • complicated
  • multifactorial
  • composite
  • difficult
  • decomposable
  • compound
  • colonial
  • involved
  • interwoven
  • daedal

Antonyms

  • simplicity
  • simple
  • untangled
  • single

Etymology

  • complexe (French)
  • complexus (Latin)

6. complex

noun. ['ˈkɑːmplɛks, kəmˈplɛks'] a conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts.

Synonyms

  • hybrid
  • whole
  • composite

Antonyms

  • sensitive
  • merciful
  • tender
  • voiced

Etymology

  • complexe (French)
  • complexus (Latin)

7. complex

noun. ['ˈkɑːmplɛks, kəmˈplɛks'] a compound described in terms of the central atom to which other atoms are bound or coordinated.

Synonyms

  • hydrochloride
  • coordination compound
  • chemical compound

Antonyms

  • straight
  • direct
  • uncoiled
  • tractable

Etymology

  • complexe (French)
  • complexus (Latin)

8. complex

noun. ['ˈkɑːmplɛks, kəmˈplɛks'] (psychoanalysis) a combination of emotions and impulses that have been rejected from awareness but still influence a person's behavior.

Synonyms

  • feeling
  • inferiority complex
  • Oedipal complex
  • Electra complex

Antonyms

  • nonindulgent
  • good
  • nonalcoholic
  • lightly

Etymology

  • complexe (French)
  • complexus (Latin)

9. complex

noun. ['ˈkɑːmplɛks, kəmˈplɛks'] a whole structure (as a building) made up of interconnected or related structures.

Synonyms

  • industrial plant
  • structure
  • building complex
  • college
  • ribbon development
  • construction
  • plant

Antonyms

  • ease
  • effortless
  • undemanding
  • soft

Etymology

  • complexe (French)
  • complexus (Latin)
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