- The definition of complicity means the state of being an accomplice or partner when doing something wrong.
An example of complicity is a person who helps someone else commit a crime.
complicity definition by Webster's New World
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noun pl. complicities
the fact or state of being an accomplice; partnership in wrongdoing
Origin: French complicité ; from Classical Latin complex (gen. complicis): see complice
complicity definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. com·plic·i·ties
Involvement as an accomplice in a questionable act or a crime.