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Related / Similar Words: simpleton, elementary, uncomplicated, unproblematic, dim-witted, half-witted, simple-minded, unsubdivided, childlike, wide-eyed, dewy-eyed

 

Definition:
  • a person lacking intelligence or common sense;
  • any herbaceous plant having medicinal properties;
  • easy and not involved or complicated; "an elementary problem in statistics"; "elementary, my dear Watson"; "a simple game"; "found an uncomplicated solution to the problem";
  • not elaborate in style; unornamented; "a simple country schoolhouse"; "her black dress--simple to austerity";
  • lacking mental capacity and devoid of subtlety;
  • (botany) of leaf shapes; of leaves having no divisions or subdivisions;
  • having few parts; not complex or complicated or involved; "a simple problem"; "simple mechanisms"; "a simple design"; "a simple substance";
  • exhibiting childlike simplicity and credulity; "childlike trust"; "dewy-eyed innocence"; "simple courtesy";

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    See Also: smooth, easy, plain, unsubdivided

     

    Hyponyms: airhead, dimwit, nitwit, half-wit, doofus, dingbat, dumbbell, dummy, dope, boob, booby, pinhead, dunce, dunderhead, numskull, blockhead, bonehead, lunkhead, hammerhead, knucklehead, loggerhead, muttonhead, fool, sap, saphead, muggins, tomfool, idiot, imbecile, cretin, moron, changeling, retard, idiot savant, nebbish, nebbech, nincompoop, poop, ninny, scatterbrain, forgetful person, schlemiel, shlemiel, schnook, shnook, sheep, space cadet, square, lame, stupid, stupid person, dullard, dolt, pudding head, pudden-head, poor fish, pillock, subnormal, twerp, twirp, twit

     

    Attributes: complexity, complexness

     

    Language Translations:
    Bulgarian: прост   Dutch: eenvoudig  
    Esperanto: simpla   Finnish: yksinkertainen  
    French: simple   German: einfach  
    Hungarian: egyszerű   Italian: semplice  
    Japanese: 簡単な   Korean: 간단한  
    Latin: simplex   Novial: simpli  
    Portuguese: simples   Romanian: simplu  
    Russian: простой   Slovene: preprost  
    Spanish: simple   Swedish: enkel  
    Telugu: సరళమైన  
     
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