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Roget-categorie 849

6. Words relating to the sentient and moral
6.2. Personal affections
›› 6.2.2. Discriminative affections

#849. Simplicity

zelfstandig naamwoord

simplicityplainness, homelinessundress, chastity.


be simple etc. adj.. render simple etc. adj. — simplify, uncomplicate.

bijvoeglijk naamwoord

simple, plainhomely, homespunordinary, household.
unaffectedingenuous, sincere (artless) 703free from affectation, free from ornamentsimplex munditiis [Lat.] [Horace]; sans facon [Fr.], en deshabille [Fr.].
chaste, inornate, severe.
unadorned, bare, unornamented, undecked, ungarnished, unarranged, untrimmed, unvarnished.
bald, flat, dull.


veritatis simplex oratio est [Lat.].

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