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Definition of simplicity noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (pl. simplicities)
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  1. 1[uncountable] the quality of being easy to understand or use the relative simplicity of the new PC For the sake of simplicity, let's divide the discussion into two parts.
  2. 2[uncountable] (approving) the quality of being natural and plain the simplicity of the architecture the simplicity of country living
  3. 3[countable, usually plural] an aspect of something that is easy, natural, or plain the simplicities of our old way of life
  4. Idioms
    be simplicity itself
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    to be very easy or plain Programming the video is simplicity itself.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: simplicity