Definition for Simplicity

simplicity, n. [OFr < L. 'simple'.]

  1. Candor; directness; authenticity; reality; freedom from artificiality.
  2. Humility; meekness; openness; willingness to share with others.
  3. Sincerity; genuineness; freedom from ostentation.
  4. Lowliness; insignificant position; lack of prestige; being undistinguished.
  5. Elegance; plain style; sermo humilis; lack of intellectual pretense.

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