Student Thesaurus

One entry found for complication.
Entry Word: complication
Function: noun
Text: 1 something that makes a situation more complicated or difficult <the food allergies of the guests were just another complication for the couple trying to plan their wedding reception>
Synonyms complexity, difficulty, intricacy
Related Words aftereffect, ramification, side effect; subtlety, technicality; annoyance, bother, headache, inconvenience, matter, trouble
Phrases fly in the ointment
2 an abnormal state that disrupts a plant's or animal's normal bodily functioning <complications set in after the surgery> -- see DISEASE