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    simple - Dictionary definition and meaning for word simple

    Definition
    (noun) any herbaceous plant having medicinal properties Definition
    (noun) a person lacking intelligence or common sense
    Synonyms : simpleton
    Definition
    (adj) having few parts; not complex or complicated or involved
    Example Sentence
    • a simple problem
    • simple mechanisms
    • a simple design
    • a simple substance
    Definition
    (adj) easy and not involved or complicated
    Example Sentence
    • an elementary problem in statistics
    • elementary, my dear Watson
    • a simple game
    • found an uncomplicated solution to the problem
    Definition
    (adj) apart from anything else; without additions or modifications
    Synonyms : bare , mere
    Example Sentence
    • only the bare facts
    • shocked by the mere idea
    • the simple passage of time was enough
    • the simple truth
    Definition
    (adj) exhibiting childlike simplicity and credulity
    Example Sentence
    • childlike trust
    • dewy-eyed innocence
    • listened in round-eyed wonder
    Definition
    (adj) lacking mental capacity and subtlety
    Synonyms : dim-witted , simple-minded
    Definition
    (adj) (botany) of leaf shapes; of leaves having no divisions or subdivisions
    Synonyms : unsubdivided
    Definition
    (adj) unornamented
    Example Sentence
    • a simple country schoolhouse
    • her black dress--simple to austerity
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