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Meaning of "simpleness" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SIMPLENESS

simpleness  [ˈsɪmpəlnəs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SIMPLENESS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Simpleness is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SIMPLENESS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Simplicity

Simplicity is the state or quality of being simple. It usually relates to the burden which a thing puts on someone trying to explain or understand it. Something which is easy to understand or explain is simple, in contrast to something complicated. Alternatively, as Herbert A. Simon suggested, something is simple or complex depending on the way we choose to describe it... In some uses, simplicity can be used to imply beauty, purity, or clarity. Simplicity may also be used in a negative connotation to denote a deficit or insufficiency of nuance or complexity of a thing, relative to what is supposed to be required. The concept of simplicity has been related to in the field of epistemology. According to Occam's razor, all other things being equal, the simplest theory is the most likely to be true. In the context of human lifestyle, simplicity can denote freedom from hardship, effort or confusion. Specifically, it can refer to a simple living style. Simplicity is a theme in the Christian religion. According to St. Thomas Aquinas, God is infinitely simple. The Roman Catholic and Anglican religious orders of Franciscans also strive after simplicity.

Definition of simpleness in the English dictionary

The definition of simpleness in the dictionary is the condition of being easy to understand or do. Other definition of simpleness is the condition of being plain and unadorned.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SIMPLENESS


adorableness
əˈdɔːrəbəlnəs
agreeableness
əˈɡriːəb əlnəs
ampleness
ˈæmpəlnəs
colorfulness
ˈkʌləfəlnəs
comfortableness
ˈkʌmfətəbəlnəs
credibleness
ˈkrɛdɪb əlnəs
dependableness
dɪˈpendəbəlnəs
evilness
ˈiːvəlnəs
fashionableness
ˈfæʃ ənəb əlnəs
idealness
aɪˈdɪəlnəs
ineffectualness
ˌɪnɪˈfɛktʃʊəlnəs
painfulness
ˈpeɪnfəlnəs
principalness
ˈprɪnsɪpəlnəs
purpleness
ˈpɜːpəlnəs
realness
ˈrɪəlnəs
specialness
ˈspɛʃəlnəs
stableness
ˈsteɪbəlnəs
tripleness
ˈtrɪpəlnəs
unsuitableness
ʌnˈsuːtəbəlnəs
unsuppleness
ʌnˈsʌpəlnəs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SIMPLENESS

simple harmonic motion
simple interest
simple machine
simple majority
simple microscope
simple ordering
simple pendulum
simple sentence
Simple Simon
simple tense
simple time
simple vows
simple-hearted
simple-minded
simple-mindedly
simple-mindedness
simples!
simplesse
simpleton
simplex

WORDS THAT END LIKE SIMPLENESS

adhesiveness
appropriateness
attentiveness
attractiveness
awareness
awesomeness
brand awareness
business
closeness
competitiveness
completeness
cost-effectiveness
cuteness
effectiveness
hoarseness
likeness
oneness
responsiveness
self-awareness
soreness
uniqueness

Synonyms and antonyms of simpleness in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «simpleness» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SIMPLENESS

Find out the translation of simpleness to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of simpleness from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «simpleness» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

质朴
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sencillez
570 millions of speakers

English

simpleness
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सादगी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

البساطة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

простодушие
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

simplicidade
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

simpleness
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

niaiserie
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kesederhanaan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Einfachheit
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

単純さ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

단순성
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gampang
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

mộc
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

simpleness
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

साधेपणा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sadelik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

semplicità
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

simpleness
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

простодушність
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

simplitate
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

απλότητα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

simpel
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

simpleness
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

simple
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of simpleness

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SIMPLENESS»

The term «simpleness» is regularly used and occupies the 78.346 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SIMPLENESS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about simpleness

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SIMPLENESS»

Discover the use of simpleness in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to simpleness and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Discrete Geometry for Computer Imagery: 15th IAPR ...
ML-Simpleness is stronger than simpleness, therefore deforming ML-Simple points preserves the partition topology. ML-Simpleness is easy to decide thanks to our intervoxel encoding. ML-Simpleness is sometimes a bit too restrictive and may ...
Srecko Brlek, Christophe Reutenauer, Xavier Provençal, 2009
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Faith and Freedom: An Interfaith Perspective
That is what simpleness means for Aquinas, at any rate, who uses it principally and essentially (primo et per se) of God alone.17 There is no doubt that Aquinas' treatment is something ofa seam— less robe, for one must at least acknowledge  ...
David B. Burrell, 2008
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Letters Papers from Prison
By the way, in reading Stifter I can see the difference between simpleness and simplicity. Stifter displays, not simpleness, but (as the 'bourgeois' does) simplicity. 'Simpleness' is, even in theology, more of an aesthetic idea (was Winckelmann ...
Dietrich Bonhoeffer, 2011
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Language, Meaning, and God: Essays in Honor of Herbert ...
So the formal feature of divine simpleness is intended to distinguish God from everything else — God's creation. That is, divine simpleness assures God's distinction from 'all things' as well as providing the ground for asserting the gratuity of ...
Brian Davies, 2010
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The Works of Shakespear: In Eight Volumes
4 'where an unclean mind carries virtuous qualities, there, commendations go with pity, they are Virtues and Traitors too: in. her they are the better for their simpleness ; Jhe derives her honesty, and atchieves her goodness] This obscure  ...
William Shakespeare, Alexander Pope, William Warburton, 1747
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Thought and Faith: The concept of divinity
C. Simpleness According to Gregory of Nyssa [1777a] , the nature of God is “ simple, pure, and of one kind.” And accord[1778] , God is “ἁπλοῦς παντελῶς καὶ ἀσύνθετος” (utterly simple and not compound). However, the simpleness and the  ...
Vassilis Vitsaxis, 2009
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Summa Theologiae: Volume 2, Existence and Nature of God: 1a. ...
Let us inquire then First, about God's simpleness, thus ruling out compositeness. And then, because in the material world simpleness implies imperfection and incompleteness, let us ask secondly, about God's perfection, thirdly, about his ...
Thomas Aquinas, Timothy McDermott, 2006
8
Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream": Simpleness and ...
The second part of this term paper handles the importance of the play-within-a-play. A general overview and definition about this literary device will be given in order to discuss the importance of the specific story in the play.
Judith Nagel, 2009
9
3D Christianity & the Nesses
Simpleness Radical Simplicity Suggested Reading: Romans 2:11 and 8:28f Simple HESS Simpleness is the first of the new words that we can use in our walk in Life. Simpleness allows us to know when we are beginning to miss God's eternal ...
Willis Larson, 2013
10
A New Apophaticism: Augustine and the Redemption of Signs
But this is the key plank of the doctrine of divine simpleness (set out in Question 3 of the Summa Theologiae, Part 1): God is not composed of the most basic distinction that structures creation—that between essence and existence (Article 4).
Susannah Ticciati, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SIMPLENESS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term simpleness is used in the context of the following news items.
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Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: 1942 – The Great Hunger, by …
The simpleness of peasant life. These mocking lines from Patrick Kavanagh's long poem The Great Hunger echo in their dark satire Myles na gCopaleen's attack ... «Irish Times, May 15»
2
New Harrison Creamery owners hope to hit folks' sweet spot
... he believes is a two-way street emerging between the business and community. "There is a life here that I'd never seen," he said. "Pride, love and simpleness. «Coeur d'Alene Press, Apr 15»
3
30 years later, Glass still keeps it fresh
I like the simpleness of it. Q.Does material play differently in different cities? Not really. If you're in a good club anywhere, it's not that different. Night to night it ... «Washington Post, Mar 15»
4
Guest playlist: Paris and Beyond, by Charlotte OC
"Beautiful chords, great warmth and simpleness to this track. I can't help but smile when I hear this song." Massive Attack - 'Unfinished Sympathy' "This song ... «Gigwise, Oct 14»
5
Tom Hardy and James Gandolfini Trasnscend Grim The Drop
... to his complicated simpleness. Apart from his thick-slab lips, Hardy is hardly recognizable from role to role. Here, he pitches his voice in a higher register, and, ... «Vulture, Sep 14»
6
Approved: Ariel Pink - Put Your Number In My Phone
... trucks then never calls them, and also a kind of sweet and earnest man searching for love, if only by dint of its snowy-white 'Greensleeves'-style simpleness. «Complete Music Update, Sep 14»
7
Strong Choices Dominate 'Hamlet'
There are few moments in which Pfautsch lets Hamlet have quiet or simpleness. He is a man caught up in complex emotions, and he doesn't hesitate to express ... «pride source.com, Jul 14»
8
New iOS 7 Lock Screen Bypass: So Easy It's Scary
Plus, the simpleness of the trick allows anyone to remember it and perform it in less than five seconds, so it's certainly something to keep in mind the next time ... «Gotta Be Mobile, Jun 14»
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5 DIY tricks to hosting your own ladies Valentine's Day dinner party
Don't underestimate the simpleness of this project...this is a look that will get everyone talking! Blushing Geisha Cocktail. If you are looking for light and flirty ... «9NEWS.com, Feb 14»
10
Step Dancers Bring Rick Owens' Collection From Dull To Drool-Worthy
When you picture these items displayed in any other way you can almost doze off due to the simpleness of the garments, but seeing them on the step teams ... «TheGloss, Sep 13»

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« EDUCALINGO. Simpleness [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/simpleness>. Mar 2020 ».
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