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Simpleness, 1) plainness, unrefined nativeness, innocence: “and never gives to truth and virtue that which s. and merit purchaseth,” Ado III, 1, 70. “never anything can be amiss, when s. and duty tender it,” Mids. V, 83. “in her they are the better for their s.” All's I, 1, 51. “let me find a charter in your voice, to assist my s.” Oth. I, 3, 247.
2) silliness, folly: “what s. is this!” Rom. III, 3, 77.
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