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Definitions of intricacy

  1. marked by elaborately complex detail Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. The state of being entangled or involved; perplexity. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for intricacy

  1. I could not trust to the effect a letter might have upon yourself, either; the intricacy of the case brings me to this interview. – Desperate Remedies by Thomas Hardy
  2. The most innocent drug is a veiled force, a compound of hidden powers- the system a delicate intricacy whose condition may be different every day. – The Young Man and the World by Albert J. Beveridge