Simplicity

  • 1Simplicity — is the property, condition, or quality of being simple or un combined. It often denotes beauty, purity or clarity. Simple things are usually easier to explain and understand than complicated ones. Simplicity can mean freedom from hardship, effort …

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  • 2Simplicity — Sim*plic i*ty, n. [F. simplicit[ e], L. simplicitas. See {Simple}.] 1. The quality or state of being simple, unmixed, or uncompounded; as, the simplicity of metals or of earths. [1913 Webster] 2. The quality or state of being not complex, or of… …

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  • 3Simplicity — Album par Curtiss Sortie 2005 Enregistrement au studio Virus Prod. par Cédric Bogros Durée 53 10 Genre Rock Producteur Mixé …

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  • 4simplicity — index credulity, honesty, ignorance, informality, opacity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 5simplicity — late 14c., from O.Fr. simplicite (Fr. simplicité), from L. simplicitatem (nom. simplicitas) state of being simple, from simplex (gen. simplicis) simple (see SIMPLEX (Cf. simplex)). Sense of ignorance is from 1510s, that of plainness is from 1520s …

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  • 6simplicity — [n] absence of complication, sophistication artlessness, candor, chastity, clarity, classicality, clean lines, clearness, directness, ease, easiness, elementariness, guilelessness, homogeneity, ingenuousness, innocence, integrity, lack of… …

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  • 7simplicity — ► NOUN ▪ the quality or condition of being simple …

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  • 8simplicity — [sim plis′ə tē] n. pl. simplicities [ME simplicite < OFr simplicité < L simplicitas] 1. a simple state or quality, as of form or composition; freedom from intricacy or complexity 2. absence of elegance, embellishment, luxury, etc.;… …

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  • 9simplicity — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ elegant ▪ extreme, great ▪ stark ▪ The stage design is striking in its stark simplicity. ▪ relative …

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  • 10simplicity — [[t]sɪmplɪ̱sɪti[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT: usu with supp The simplicity of something is the fact that it is not complicated and can be understood or done easily. The apparent simplicity of his plot is deceptive... Because of its simplicity, this test… …

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  • 11Simplicity — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Simplicity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 simplicity simplicity Sgm: N 1 plainness plainness homeliness Sgm: N 1 undress undress chastity PARAG:Simplicity >V GRP: V 1 Sgm: V 1 be simple b …

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  • 12simplicity — /sim plis i tee/, n., pl. simplicities. 1. the state, quality, or an instance of being simple. 2. freedom from complexity, intricacy, or division into parts: an organism of great simplicity. 3. absence of luxury, pretentiousness, ornament, etc.;… …

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  • 13simplicity — noun (U) the quality of being simple, especially when this is attractive or useful: Mona wrote with a beautiful simplicity of style. | For the sake of simplicity, the tax form is divided into three sections. | be simplicity itself (=be very… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14simplicity — noun 1) the simplicity of the recipes Syn: straightforwardness, ease, easiness, simpleness, effortlessness 2) the simplicity of the language Syn: clarity, clearness, plainness, simpleness, intelligibility, comprehen …

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  • 15simplicity — noun 1) the simplicity of the recipes is an advantage Syn: straightforwardness, ease 2) the simplicity of the language Syn: clarity, plainness, intelligibility, comprehensibility, accessibility 3) the building s simplicity …

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  • 16simplicity — sim|pli|ci|ty [sımˈplısıti] n [U] [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: simplicité, from Latin, from simplex single, simple , from sim ( SIMPLE) + plex multiplied by ] the quality of being simple and not complicated, especially when this is… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17simplicity — sim|plic|i|ty [ sım plısəti ] noun uncount * the quality of being simple: the government s wish to introduce simplicity into local government be simplicity itself to be very simple: This may sound complicated, but rest assured, it is simplicity… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18simplicity — noun a) The quality or state of being simple, unmixed, or uncompounded; as, the simplicity of metals or of earths. b) The quality or state of being not complex, or of consisting of few parts; as, the simplicity of a machine. A …

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  • 19simplicity */ — UK [sɪmˈplɪsətɪ] / US noun [uncountable] the quality of being simple the government s wish to introduce simplicity into local government • be simplicity itself …

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  • 20simplicity — Synonyms and related words: Attic simplicity, Atticism, Bohemianism, abatement, abridgment, affability, agnosticism, agrarianism, alleviation, amentia, appropriateness, arrested development, artlessness, asceticism, attenuation, austereness,… …

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