Definition of simplicity in English:

simplicity

Syllabification: sim·plic·i·ty
Pronunciation: /simˈplisitē
 
/

noun

Phrases

be simplicity itself

Be extremely easy.
More example sentences
  • This superb recipe is simplicity itself but it is easier if you know that eight anchovy fillets constitute a 50g tin.
  • He scored three goals, all of which were simplicity itself, to take his tally for the season to nine and his presence will make his side a real force in the Conference this season.
  • Their goal came in the 43rd minute and it was simplicity itself.

Origin

late Middle English: from Old French simplicite or Latin simplicitas, from simplex (see simplex).

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