Complicated and Obscure


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Complicated adjective – Having many parts or aspects that are usually interrelated.
Obscure is a synonym for complicated in characteristic topic. In some cases you can use "Obscure" instead an adjective "Complicated", when it comes to topics like abstruse.
Nearby Words: complex, complication, complicating, complicative
Synonyms for Complicated


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Obscure adjective – Having an often intentionally veiled or uncertain meaning.
Usage example: a fantasy writer who likes to put lots of obscure references and images in her tales of wizards and warlocks

Complicated is a synonym for obscure in characteristic topic. Sometimes you can use "Complicated" instead an adjective "Obscure", if it concerns topics such as abstruse, not easily understood.
Nearby Words: obscured, obscurity, obscurely, obscuring, obscuration
Synonyms for Obscure

Things that words describes

character complicated character obscure character
man complicated man obscure man
part complicated part obscure part
name complicated name obscure name
Other nouns: parts, series, piece, way, example, characters, game, story, language, words, history, version, song, rules, elements, names, ways, events, stories, examples, games.

Both words in one sentence

  • Webcomic / xkcd You may need to be knowledgeable in several possibly obscure or complicated fields to completely get some of the earlier ones.
  • Light Novel / When Supernatural Battles Became Commonplace He even answers test questions with obscure or complicated kanji that have the same readings as more orthodox spellings.
  • Carmageddon runs on a very complicated and obscure "stealworthy" system for you to get different cars.
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