And the word of the year is?  Complicit. announced Monday that "complicit" is the site's word of 2017.

According to site lexicographer Jane Solomon, numerous events from politics to natural disasters, drove more people to look up "complicit" at particular times of the year. 

Look-ups of the word increased nearly 300 percent over 2016.

Are you surprised by's choice?  What do you see as the word of the year?