Definition of simple-mindedness in English:

simple-mindedness

noun

  • See simple-minded

    • ‘In a bunk house filled with other rootless job-seekers, Lennie's burden of simplemindedness leads him to commit a hideous crime.’
    • ‘As I look back at those old strips, I see some pretty dumb simplemindedness.’
    • ‘‘Oh my God,’ they reply in the tone reserved for my most egregious displays of parental simplemindedness.’
    • ‘His stupidity (we all have some, usually a lot) is of a far more complex and destructive type than pure simplemindedness.’
    • ‘Hero's plotline is simple to the point of simplemindedness.’

Pronunciation

simple-mindedness

/ˌsɪmp(ə)lˈmʌɪndɪdnəs/