simpleness
noun see simple I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Simpleness — Sim ple*ness, n. The quality or state of being simple; simplicity. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • simpleness — index credulity, ignorance Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Simpleness — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Freedom from mixture. < N PARAG:Simpleness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 simpleness simpleness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 purity purity homogeneity GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 elimination elimination Sgm: N 2 sifting …   English dictionary for students

  • simpleness — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Lack of complication Nouns 1. simpleness, classicism; purity, homogeneity; cleanness. 2. simplicity, artlessness, innocence; plainness, homeliness; undress; chastity, severity; elegance. See credulity.… …   English dictionary for students

  • simpleness — simple ► ADJECTIVE (simpler, simplest) 1) easily understood or done. 2) plain and uncomplicated in form, nature, or design. 3) humble and unpretentious. 4) of very low intelligence. 5) composed of a single element; not compound. 6) …   English terms dictionary

  • simpleness — See simple. * * * …   Universalium

  • simpleness — noun The property of being simple …   Wiktionary

  • simpleness — n. state or quality of being simple, simplicity; lack of sophistication; plainness; guilelessness; lack of intelligence …   English contemporary dictionary

  • simpleness — sim·ple·ness …   English syllables

  • simpleness — noun 1. lack of ornamentation the room was simply decorated with great restraint • Syn: ↑chasteness, ↑restraint, ↑simplicity • Derivationally related forms: ↑simple, ↑simple ( …   Useful english dictionary

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