n. pl. com·pli·ca·cies
1. The state of being complicated.
2. A complication.
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n, pl -cies
a less common word for complexity
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(ˈkɒm plɪ kə si)

n., pl. -cies.
1. the state of being complicated; complicatedness.
2. a complication.
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If they do not like the final draft, they can terminate the order anytime, and money will be refunded without any complicacy.
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The intentional inversion of the normal word order in this line results in the skillful anastrophe that artistically reflects the complicacy and intricacy of the long adverbial "When." clause in the first eight lines.
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The interaction between land use type of the central cell and land use type of the neighborhood cell is usually equivalent during calculation [29], which has simplified the computation complicacy. However, this also covered the issue of acting direction of land use type, as the transition of land use type of central cell is based on independent neighborhood scenario.