complexity complexity  /kəm ˈplɛk sə ti/


  • (n) the quality of being intricate and compounded


  1. Twisted tale of murder and power

    As China grows steadily more powerful and influential, its internal politics, replete with intrigues of Orwellian proportions and complexity, are becoming increasingly prominent on the world stage.
    on June 16, 2013     Source:

  2. A Humble Lentil Dish Not Just for Hippies

    Mujadara, Middle Eastern comfort food with a complexity that belies its simplicity.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: New York Times

  3. Decoding 'the Most Complex Object in the Universe'

    The human brain contains some 100 billion neurons, which together form a network of Internet-like complexity. Christof Koch, chief scientific officer of the Allen Institute for Brain Science, calls the brain "the most complex object in the known universe," and he's mapping its connections in hopes of discovering the origins of consciousness.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: NPR

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  1. "I recognize how difficult it was to grasp the extent and complexity of the problem, to obtain reliable information and to make the right decisions in the light of conflicting expert advice," Benedict wrote. "Nevertheless, it must be admitted...
    on Mar 19, 2010 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. "If one or two other steps are taken, the issues we have in front of us will be entirely different and will lose their complexity, and the way will be open for the resolution of basic issues in the region and in dealings between the two sides,"...
    on Dec 11, 2007 By: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Source: MSNBC

  3. "You show the complexity of America, in all its grandeur and fragility, with its enthusiastic dreams and its worried questioning," Chirac said in a ceremony in the Elysée Palace in Paris on Saturday.
    on Feb 19, 2007 By: Jacques Chirac Source: International Herald Tribune

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