Definition of simplicity:
- Artlessness of mind; freedom from cunning or duplicity; lack of acuteness and sagacity.
- Freedom from artificial ornament, pretentious style, or luxury; plainness; as, simplicity of dress, of style, or of language; simplicity of diet; simplicity of life.
- Freedom from subtlety or abstruseness; clearness; as, the simplicity of a doctrine; the simplicity of an explanation or a demonstration.
- The quality or state of being not complex, or of consisting of few parts; as, the simplicity of a machine.
- The quality or state of being simple, unmixed, or uncompounded; as, the simplicity of metals or of earths.
- Weakness of intellect; silliness; folly.
lucidity, ease, restraint, control, lunacy, unwisdom, constraint, craziness, unostentatiousness, zaniness, simple mindedness, relief, fatuousness, intricacy, repose, insanity, simplemindedness, plain, naturalness, brainlessness, sophistication, perspicuousness, naiveness, easiness, chasteness, absurdity, explicitness, nonsensicalness, viridity, wackiness, preposterousness, fatuity, unworldliness, lucidness, comfort, perspicuity, dottiness, confusion, balminess, ornamentation, asininity, rest, unassumingness, simmpleness, relaxation, greenness, imbecility, dippiness, simpleness, senselessness, modesty, uniformity, inanity, folly, naivety, madness, daftness, witlessness, silliness, nuttiness, guilelessness.
- facility (part of speech: noun)
- purity (part of speech: noun)
- artlessness (part of speech: noun)
- simplicity (part of speech: noun)
- unity (part of speech: noun)
- succinctness (part of speech: noun)
- "A Midsummer Drive Through The Pyrenees", Edwin Asa Dix.
- "Elementary Guide to Literary Criticism", F. V. N. Painter.
" I don't pretend to understand these things," added he, with an air of simplicity; " but we will inquire, Ben, into the necessity of the case; and if it is necessary- or, if you think it necessary, that you shall have a uniform- why, I'll give you one."- "The Parent's Assistant", Maria Edgeworth.