Roget's Thesaurus: Entry 849 (Simplicity)

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#849. Simplicity. -- N. simplicity; plainness, homeliness; undress, chastity.

V. be simple &c. adj.

render simple &c. adj.; simplify, uncomplicate.

Adj. simple, plain; homely, homespun; ordinary, household.

unaffected; ingenuous, sincere (artless) 703; free from affectation, free from ornament; simplex munditiis [Lat][Horace]; sans facon[Fr], en deshabille[Fr].

chaste, inornate[obs], severe.

unadorned, bare, unornamented, undecked[obs], ungarnished, unarranged[obs], untrimmed, unvarnished.

bald, flat, dull.

Phr. veritatis simplex oratio est[Lat].