Sinónimos de complex
made up of interconnected partsHis complex compositions are built up of many overlapping layers.
a tall shrub with shiny compound leaves
He died in hospital of multiple injuries.
The chassis is made of a complex composite structure incorporating carbon fibre.
The difficulties are manifold.
the heterogeneous society of today
a composite of multifarious religions and people
intricate or complicatedin-depth coverage of today's complex issues
a complicated voting system
It was a very difficult decision to make.
The operation can be quite involved, requiring special procedures.
a designer known for his elaborate costumes
His personal life has become more tangled than ever.
intricate patterns and motifs
long and tortuous negotiations
The new management team faces some knotty problems.
his failure to understand the labyrinthine complexities of the situation
a whole made up of related partsOur philosophy is a complex of many tightly interrelated ideas.
The chemical structure of this particular molecule is very unusual.
a multi-party system of government
a private pension scheme
He is keen to point out the benefits which the family network can provide.
the internal organization of the department
Spain is a composite of diverse traditions and people.
an obsession or phobia(informal) I have never had a complex about my height.
yet another man with an obsession about football
Success in her field has always been her preoccupation.
She has a phobia of spiders.
Somebody has a fixation with you.
idée fixe (French)
It is an idée fixe of mine that women work in a more concentrated way.
Although complex and complicated are close in meaning, care should be taken when using one as a synonym of the other. Complex should be used to say that something consists of several parts rather than that it is difficult to understand, analyse, or deal with, which is what complicated inherently means. In the following real example a clear distinction is made between the two words: the British benefits system is phenomenally complex and is administered by a complicated range of agencies.
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in the sense of composite
made up of separate partsThe chassis is made of a complex composite structure incorporating carbon fibre.
in the sense of composite
something composed of separate partsSpain is a composite of diverse traditions and people.
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