Meisenheimer Complex

Meisenheimer Complex Definition:

The resonance-stabilized intermediate of a nucleophilic aromatic substitution reaction.

Meisenheimer Complex Explained:

The 1:1 reaction that occurs between an arene carriesĀ  an electron while withdrawing groups of nucleophile. They are considered as complexes that are found as reactive intermediates in nucleophilic aromatic substitution but stable and isolated.