Definitions

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  • adjective Excessively complex.

Etymologies

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over- +‎ complex

Examples

  • Clark blames the problem on "overcomplex" software that has dragged down the technical despatch reliability from the 98. 5% target to the "96-97%" level.

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  • I thought my sentences were overcomplex, but at least I don't perpetrate monstrosities like that.

    Robert Jordan, Wheel of Time 8: The Path of Daggers (1998)

  • Brian Lightman, leader of the Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL), tweets: "Idea that schools are the cause of the problems with our overcomplex, adversarial SEN assessment system is simplistic."

    Crib sheet 14.09.10

  • VLC is for the large chunk of the windows populous a vastly overcomplex frontend to libavcodec which is the core of ffdshow.

    The Windows Apps You Never Need To Install - Anil Dash

  • The bodies of Ague victims are inactive while their internal forces cope with the overcomplex proteins; they will eventually break them down if the constitution concerned is elastic enough: "Another little protein won't do us any harm," Miss Payne quotes.

    Starship

  • Sarah Brooks, head of financial services at the government watchdog Consumer Focus, said that banks are offering ''overcomplex'' products with "unfair and hidden charges".

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • I also thought of advising you to build or buy a closed-circuit burglar alarm that would be tripped when the electrical contact between the hose connector and the faucet was broken, but that seemed a bit overcomplex.

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  • I also thought of advising you to build or buy a closed-circuit burglar alarm that would be tripped when the electrical contact between the hose connector and the faucet was broken, but that seemed a bit overcomplex.

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  • I also thought of advising you to build or buy a closed-circuit burglar alarm that would be tripped when the electrical contact between the hose connector and the faucet was broken, but that seemed a bit overcomplex.

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  • I also thought of advising you to build or buy a closed-circuit burglar alarm that would be tripped when the electrical contact between the hose connector and the faucet was broken, but that seemed a bit overcomplex.

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