English noun: simplicity
|1.||simplicity (attribute) the quality of being simple or uncompounded|
|Samples||The simplicity of a crystal.|
|2.||simplicity (attribute) a lack of penetration or subtlety|
|Samples||They took advantage of her simplicity.|
|Synonyms||simple mindedness, simpleness|
|Broader (hypernym)||naiveness, naivete, naivety|
|3.||simplicity (attribute) absence of affectation or pretense|
|4.||simplicity (attribute) freedom from difficulty or hardship or effort|
|Samples||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||ease, easiness, simpleness|
|5.||simplicity (attribute) lack of ornamentation|
|Samples||The room was simply decorated with great restraint.|
|Synonyms||chasteness, restraint, simpleness|