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Meaning of simplicity

sim•plic•i•ty

Pronunciation: (sim-plis'i-tē), [key]
— pl. -ties.
  1. the state, quality, or an instance of being simple.
  2. freedom from complexity, intricacy, or division into parts: an organism of great simplicity.
  3. absence of luxury, pretentiousness, ornament, etc.; plainness: a life of simplicity.
  4. freedom from deceit or guile; sincerity; artlessness; naturalness: a simplicity of manner.
  5. lack of mental acuteness or shrewdness: Politics is not a field for simplicity about human nature.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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