The definition of intricacy is the quality or state of being complex, or showing a strong attention to detail.
The subtle and perfect details of great lacework are an example of intricacy.
- the quality or state of being intricate; complexity
- pl. -·cies something intricate; involved matter, proceeding, etc.
- The condition or quality of being intricate; complexity.
- Something intricate: the intricacies of a census form.