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1. 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)

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Words that Rhyme with Complex

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  • govpx
  • wall-tex
  • suspects
  • subjects
  • respects
  • reflects
  • quebec's
  • projects
  • perplex
  • intersects
  • expects
  • convex
  • caltex
  • rejects
  • onex
  • objects
  • nobec's
  • fedex
  • execs
  • dissects
  • cmx
  • atx
  • treks
  • specs
  • specks
  • flex
  • flecks
  • ejects

Example sentences of the word complex


1. Adjective
Vegetable soup is a low glycemic food because the majority of the carbohydrates are complex.

Quotes containing the word complex


1. I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
- Walt Disney

2. All of life and human relations have become so incomprehensibly complex that, when you think about it, it becomes terrifying and your heart stands still.
- Anton Chekhov

3. Welcome to the wonderful world of jealousy, he thought. For the price of admission, you get a splitting headache, a nearly irresistable urge to commit murder, and an inferiority complex. Yippee.
- J.R. Ward, Dark Lover

2. 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)

3. 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)

4. 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)

5. 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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