n.1.The quality or state of being simple, unmixed, or uncompounded; as, the simplicity of metals or of earths.
2.The quality or state of being not complex, or of consisting of few parts; as, the simplicity of a machine.
3.Artlessness of mind; freedom from cunning or duplicity; lack of acuteness and sagacity.
In wit a man; simplicity a child.
- Pope.
4.Freedom from artificial ornament, pretentious style, or luxury; plainness; as, simplicity of dress, of style, or of language; simplicity of diet; simplicity of life.
5.Freedom from subtlety or abstruseness; clearness; as, the simplicity of a doctrine; the simplicity of an explanation or a demonstration.
6.Weakness of intellect; silliness; folly.
How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning?
- Prov. i. 22.
Noun1.simplicity - the quality of being simple or uncompounded; "the simplicity of a crystal"
Synonyms: simpleness
complexity, complexness - the quality of being intricate and compounded; "he enjoyed the complexity of modern computers"
2.simplicity - a lack of penetration or subtlety; "they took advantage of her simplicity"
3.simplicity - absence of affectation or pretense
4.simplicity - freedom from difficulty or hardship or effort; "he rose through the ranks with apparent ease"; "they put it into containers for ease of transportation"
Synonyms: ease, easiness
5.simplicity - lack of ornamentation; "the room was simply decorated with great restraint"
Attic simplicity, Atticism, Bohemianism, abatement, abridgment, affability, agnosticism, agrarianism, alleviation, amentia, appropriateness, arrested development, artlessness, asceticism, attenuation, austereness, austerity, backwardness, baldness, bareness, blankmindedness, blithering idiocy, bluffness, bluntness, boorishness, brainlessness, bucolicism, callowness, candor, casualness, chasteness, chastity, childlikeness, churlishness, clarity, classical purity, classicalism, classicism, cleanness, clear coast, clear road, clear-cutness, clearness, cloddishness, coherence, combination, comeliness, common speech, common touch, commonness, commonplaceness, comprehensibility, connectedness, consistency, contraction, cordiality, correctness, cretinism, crystallinity, cullibility, dampening, damping, deceivability, decipherability, decrease, decrement, decrescence, deduction, definition, deflation, depreciation, depression, dignity, diminishment, diminution, directness, discrimination, distinction, distinctness, dull-wittedness, dullness, dupability, dying, dying off, ease, easiness, easy going, easygoingness, effortlessness, elegance, elegancy, empty-headedness, explicitness, extenuation, facileness, facility, fade-out, familiarity, felicitousness, felicity, finish, fittingness, flow, flowing periods, fluency, folksiness, forthrightness, frankness, freedom, fusion, good taste, grace, gracefulness, gracility, graciousness, greenhornism, greenness, guilelessness, gullibility, half-wittedness, hiatus of learning, highroad, hoaxability, homeliness, homespun, homeyness, household words, identity, idiocy, idiotism, ignorance, ignorantism, ignorantness, imbecility, inanity, individuality, indivisibility, inelegance, inexperience, infantilism, informality, informalness, ingenuousness, innocence, insanity, intactness, integrality, integration, integrity, intelligibility, inurbanity, inviolability, irreducibility, irregularity, know-nothingism, knowledge-gap, lack of hindrance, lack of information, languishment, leanness, lessening, letup, limpidity, looseness, lowering, lucidity, matter-of-factness, mental defectiveness, mental deficiency, mental handicap, mental retardation, miniaturization, mitigation, modesty, mongolianism, mongolism, mongoloid idiocy, moronism, moronity, naiveness, naivete, naivety, naturalness, neatness, nescience, oafishness, obscurantism, obtuseness, offhandedness, oneness, openheartedness, openness, ordinariness, organic unity, outspokenness, particularity, pastorality, pellucidity, perspicuity, persuadability, plain English, plain sailing, plain speaking, plain speech, plain style, plain words, plainness, plane sailing, polish, profound idiocy, propriety, prosaicness, prosiness, provincialism, provinciality, purity, quietness, rawness, reduction, refinement, relaxation, relaxedness, restrainedness, restraint, retardation, retardment, royal road, ruralism, rustic style, rusticity, sagging, scaling down, seduceability, seemliness, selfsameness, severity, simple-wittedness, simpleheartedness, simplemindedness, simpleness, sincerity, single-heartedness, single-mindedness, singleness, singleness of heart, singularity, smooth road, smooth sailing, smoothness, soberness, sociability, softness, solidarity, solidification, solidity, spareness, starkness, straight sailing, straightforwardness, structure, stupidity, subduedness, subnormality, subtraction, tabula rasa, taste, tastefulness, terseness, transparency, transpicuity, trustfulness, unacquaintance, unadorned style, unadornedness, unaffectedness, unambiguousness, unceremoniousness, uncomplexity, uncomplicatedness, unconstrainedness, unconstraint, unconventionality, uncultivation, understandability, understatement, undividedness, unequivocalness, unfamiliarity, unguardedness, unification, uniformity, unimaginativeness, unintelligence, uniqueness, unity, univocity, unknowing, unknowingness, unmistakableness, unobtrusiveness, unpoeticalness, unpretentiousness, unrefinement, unripeness, unsophisticatedness, unsophistication, unspoiledness, unsuspiciousness, unwariness, vacuity, vacuousness, vernacular, weakening, weakness, wholeness, witlessness, yokelism
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