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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An appearance that is not attractive or beautiful; The appearance of being simple and unpretentious; Clarity as a consequence of being perspicuous; The state of being unmixed with other material.

Usage examples (35)
  • The plainness of vanilla ice cream
  • I think Presbyterians have erred in plainness in ecclesiastical life.
  • And this effect was enhanced by what may be called his plainness, his awkwardness, and actual eccentricity in many minor matters.
  • Let pride, which she calls plainness, marry her. for more
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