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Definition of 'simplicity'


  1. the quality of being simple or uncompounded; "the simplicity of a crystal"
       Synonyms: simpleness
       Antonyms: complexity complexness
  2. a lack of penetration or subtlety; "they took advantage of her simplicity"
       Synonyms: simpleness simple mindedness
  3. absence of affectation or pretense
       Synonyms: simmpleness
  4. 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"
       Synonyms: ease easiness simpleness
       Antonyms: difficulty difficultness
  5. lack of ornamentation; "the room was simply decorated with great restraint"
       Synonyms: chasteness restraint simpleness

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