Associations to the word «Simplicity»

Wiktionary

SIMPLICITY, noun. The quality or state of being simple, unmixed, or uncompounded; as, the simplicity of metals or of earths.
SIMPLICITY, noun. The quality or state of being not complex, or of consisting of few parts; as, the simplicity of a machine.
SIMPLICITY, noun. Artlessness of mind; freedom from cunning or duplicity; lack of acuteness and sagacity.
SIMPLICITY, noun. Freedom from artificial ornament, pretentious style, or luxury; plainness; as, simplicity of dress, of style, or of language; simplicity of diet; simplicity of life.
SIMPLICITY, noun. Freedom from subtlety or abstruseness; clearness; as, the simplicity of a doctrine; the simplicity of an explanation or a demonstration.
SIMPLICITY, noun. Freedom from complication; efficiency.
SIMPLICITY, noun. Weakness of intellect; silliness; folly.
SIMPLICITY, noun. (rare) An act or instance of foolishness.

Dictionary definition

SIMPLICITY, noun. The quality of being simple or uncompounded; "the simplicity of a crystal".
SIMPLICITY, noun. A lack of penetration or subtlety; "they took advantage of her simplicity".
SIMPLICITY, noun. Absence of affectation or pretense.
SIMPLICITY, noun. Freedom from difficulty or hardship or effort; "he rose through the ranks with apparent ease"; "they put it into containers for ease of transportation"; "the very easiness of the deed held her back".
SIMPLICITY, noun. Lack of ornamentation; "the room was simply decorated with great restraint".

Wise words

Speak clearly, if you speak at all; carve every word before you let it fall.
Oliver Wendell Holmes