Definition of Complicity

1. Noun. Guilt as an accomplice in a crime or offense.

Generic synonyms: Guilt, Guiltiness



Definition of Complicity

1. n. The state of being an accomplice; participation in guilt.

Definition of Complicity

1. Noun. The state of being complicit; involvement as a partner or accomplice, especially in a crime or other wrongdoing. ¹

2. Noun. (archaic) Complexity.''Oxford English Dictionary'', 2nd ed., 1989. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Complicity

1. [n -TIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Complicity

complicatedly
complicatedness
complicately
complicateness
complicates
complicating
complication
complications
complice
complices
complicit
complicities
complicitous
complicitousness
complicity (current term)
complied
complier
compliers
complies
compliment
complimental
complimentally
complimentarily
complimentariness
complimentary
complimentative
complimented
complimenter
complimenters

Literary usage of Complicity

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1. A Brief for the Trial of Criminal Cases by Austin Abbott, William Constantine Beecher (1902)
"He is not a party to an action within the meaning of the North Carolina statute. 34. complicity in like offense. complicity of the proposed juror in a like ..."

2. Commentaries Upon Martial Law: With Special Reference to Its Regulation and by William Francis Finlason, Alexander James Edmund Cockburn (1867)
"The charge, in order to justify a capital sentence, would require to be one either of treason or of complicity in the crime of murder; and the former would ..."

3. A Treatise on Criminal Law by Francis Wharton, William Draper Lewis (1896)
"In England the State, it is discharged as surplusage, presumption of complicity is even and the indictment is not bad for more severely guarded. K. v. ..."

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