intricacy intricacy  /ˈɪn trə kə si/


  • (n) marked by elaborately complex detail



  1. Up to a point, the movie has a certain intricacy and novelty.
  2. Up to a point, the movie has a certain intricacy and novelty.
  3. He had discovered that, unlike his brothers, he loved the intricacy and camaraderie of the Senate.


  • The future of HIPAA: No privacy protection, just government funding through fines

    As my head reels at the implications of the IRS scandal mushrooming in Washington, the IRS's recently disclosed ability to access e-mails without warrant, the intricacy of the NSA PRISM wiretap techiques that includes their ability to acquire tech firms' digital data, and even the Justice Department's ability to secretly acquire telephone toll records from the Associated Press,
    on June 10, 2013     Source: MedCity News


  1. "I don't honestly see how 'American Idol,' with all of that intricacy of what that production involves -- from going out to the football stadiums to finishing in the Nokia Theater with KISS exploding out of the woodwork and Prince walking on and all...
    on Jun 13, 2010 By: Nigel Lythgoe Source:

  2. After three years on the South Side, he left to attend Harvard Law School and study "things that would help me bring about real change ...... power's currency in all its intricacy," Obama wrote in his memoir "Dreams from My Father."
    on Feb 20, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: San Luis Obispo Tribune

  3. Thompson said regarding digital switchover: "Few people outside the industry have registered the scale of the task - or the scale of the money required. This is a project of great size and intricacy. The risks are formidable. If it is under...
    on Oct 11, 2006 By: Mark Thompson Source:

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