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uncomplicated Line breaks: un|com¦pli|cated
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈkɒmplɪkeɪtɪd/

Definition of uncomplicated in English:


Simple or straightforward: he was an extraordinarily uncomplicated man
More example sentences
  • Keep things simple and uncomplicated or you can land in a conflict.
  • The tune and the lyrics are simple and uncomplicated, yet it has an infective rhythm and melody.
  • His training sessions are not decorated with innovative drills; they are simple and uncomplicated.
simple, not difficult, straightforward, clear, accessible, direct, undemanding, unexacting, unchallenging, unsophisticated, trouble-free, painless, effortless, easy, facile, elementary, idiot-proof, plain sailing, a five-finger exercise, nothing
informaleasy-peasy, as easy as pie, as easy as falling off a log, as easy as ABC, a piece of cake, child's play, kids' stuff, a cinch, no sweat, a doddle, a breeze, a pushover, money for old rope, money for jam
North American informalduck soup, a snap
Australian/New Zealand informala bludge
South African informala piece of old tackle
British vulgar slanga piece of piss
dateda snip



Example sentences
  • Peel was loved for his passionate and eclectic musical tastes, but just as much for the sense he radiated of being an uncomplicatedly and utterly decent human being.
  • Except, perhaps, that rumour suggested Du Maurier had lesbian tendencies, and Gale is uncomplicatedly and richly gay.
  • In her concentration she had not noticed that they were both still lying uncomplicatedly in the same position they'd started in six hours before.


Example sentences
  • In many ways it perfectly represents the simple lines and uncomplicatedness of Toronto's subway system.
  • Their personal simplicity and uncomplicatedness meshes well with the more assertive qualities of the Seven.
  • There is a nice symmetry of arm and dress that adds uncomplicatedness to the scene.

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