Definition of simpleness in US English:



  • See simple

    • ‘The folksiness, the simpleness, simply repels them.’
    • ‘The cultural preference of simpleness that has been with us throughout our long history is very solid and lies deep inside us.’
    • ‘The attempt to persuade has been taken for simpleness.’
    • ‘‘We were born simply into life; the simpleness of life is the most cherished,’ she continues.’
    • ‘The boy's simpleness was both an annoyance and an enticement.’