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simplicity

sim·plic·i·ty

simplicity

 
 
pronunciation:
sihm plI sih ti
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
inflections: simplicities
definition 1: the quality or condition or an instance of being simple.
The simplicity of the instructions made the product easy to assemble.The engineers marveled at the simplicity of the design.
antonyms:
culture, difficulty
similar words:
facility
definition 2: absence of decoration or luxury; forthright plainness.
She had the chandeliers removed, as she preferred simplicity with regard to furnishings.
antonyms:
opulence, splendor
definition 3: lack of deceit or affectation; sincerity.
The great man spoke with honest simplicity.
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