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Definition 1: freedom from difficulty or hardship or effort - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where simplicity or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for simplicity in the sense of this definition

(simplicity is a kind of ...) an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone

"the quality of mercy is not strained"

(... is a kind of simplicity ) the quality of requiring little effort

"such effortlessness is achieved only after hours of practice"

(... are attributes of simplicity) posing no difficulty; requiring little effort

"an easy job" "an easy problem" "an easy victory" "the house is easy to heat" "satisfied with easy answers" "took the easy way out of his dilemma"

Definition 2: lack of ornamentation - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where simplicity or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the room was simply decorated with great restraint

Synonyms for simplicity in the sense of this definition

(simplicity is a kind of ...) the appearance of being plain and unpretentious

Definition 3: the quality of being simple or uncompounded - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where simplicity or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the simplicity of a crystal

Synonyms for simplicity in the sense of this definition

(simplicity is a kind of ...) an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone

"the quality of mercy is not strained"

Definition 4: absence of affectation or pretense - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for simplicity in the sense of this definition

(simplicity is a kind of ...) the quality of being natural or based on natural principles

"he accepted the naturalness of death" "the spontaneous naturalness of his manner"

Definition 5: a lack of penetration or subtlety - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where simplicity or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they took advantage of her simplicity

Synonyms for simplicity in the sense of this definition

(simplicity is a kind of ...) lack of sophistication or worldliness

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