intricacy

[in-tri-kuh-see]
noun, plural intricacies.
1.
intricate character or state.
2.
an intricate part, action, etc: intricacies of the law.

Origin:
1595–1605; intric(ate) + -acy

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Example sentences
But for the general public, there are few soporifics that can compete with the
  intricacies of science policy.
And don't even start on the politics of negotiating a global agreement on
  emissions or the intricacies of cap-and-trade.
Along the way, you'll encounter the intricacies of plant design, and how it all
  relates to everything else in the universe.
For many of the kids, it truly was an eye-opener into the intricacies of
  today's computer game play.
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