plainness

plainness
Synonyms and related words:
Atticism, Bohemianism, accessibility, affability, apparentness, approachability, appropriateness, artlessness, atmospheric visibility, austerity, baldness, bareness, bluffness, bluntness, broadness, brusqueness, cacophony, candidness, candor, casualness, ceiling, ceiling unlimited, chasteness, chastity, childlikeness, clarity, classicalism, classicism, clear-cutness, clearness, clumsiness, coherence, comeliness, common speech, common touch, commonness, commonplaceness, communicativeness, connectedness, consistency, conspicuity, conspicuousness, conversableness, cordiality, correctness, crystal-clearness, crystallinity, defacement, definiteness, definition, dignity, directness, discrimination, disfigurement, distinction, distinctness, dullness, dysphemism, ease, easiness, easygoingness, elegance, elegancy, elementarity, evidence, evidentness, explicitness, extroversion, familiarity, felicitousness, felicity, finish, fittingness, flatness, flow, flowing periods, fluency, folksiness, forthrightness, frankness, freedom, freeness, fundamentality, genuineness, good taste, grace, gracefulness, gracelessness, gracility, graciousness, guilelessness, high visibility, homeliness, homespun, homeyness, homogeneity, household words, humbleness, humility, ill-favoredness, inelegance, informality, informalness, ingenuousness, ingloriousness, innocence, innocuousness, insipidness, integrity, irregularity, leanness, limpidity, looseness, low visibility, lowlihood, lowliness, lucidity, manifestness, matter of fact, matter-of-factness, meanness, meekness, modesty, monism, naiveness, naivete, naivety, naturalness, neatness, obviousness, offhandedness, oneness, openheartedness, openness, openness to sight, outgoingness, outspokenness, overtness, palpability, patentness, pellucidity, percipi, perspicuity, plain English, plain dealing, plain speaking, plain speech, plain style, plain words, plainspokenness, polish, poorness, prominence, propriety, prosaicism, prosaicness, prosaism, prose, prosiness, purity, refinement, relaxedness, restrainedness, restraint, roundness, rustic style, seeing, seemliness, severity, shapelessness, simpleheartedness, simplemindedness, simpleness, simplicity, sincerity, single-heartedness, single-mindedness, singleness, singleness of heart, smallness, smoothness, soberness, sociability, spareness, starkness, straightforwardness, structure, submissiveness, talkativeness, tangibility, taste, tastefulness, teachableness, terseness, transparency, transpicuity, trustfulness, uglification, uglifying, ugliness, unadorned style, unadornedness, unadulteration, unaestheticness, unaffectedness, unambiguousness, unattractiveness, unbeautifulness, unceremoniousness, uncomeliness, unconstrainedness, unconstraint, unconventionality, unembellishedness, unequivocalness, ungainliness, ungracefulness, unguardedness, unhandsomeness, unidealism, uniformity, unimaginativeness, unimportance, unity, unmistakableness, unmixedness, unpleasingness, unpoeticalness, unpretentiousness, unprettiness, unquestionability, unrepression, unreserve, unreservedness, unrestraint, unrestriction, unreticence, unromanticism, unsecretiveness, unshapeliness, unsightliness, unsophisticatedness, unsophistication, unsuppression, unsuspiciousness, untaciturnity, unwariness, vapidity, vernacular, visibility, visibility unlimited, visibility zero

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Plainness — Plain ness, n. The quality or state of being plain. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • plainness — index honesty, informality Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Plainness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Plainness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 plainness plainness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 simplicity simplicity severity Sgm: N 1 plain terms plain terms plain English Sgm: N 1 Saxon English Saxon English Sgm: N …   English dictionary for students

  • plainness — plain ► ADJECTIVE 1) not decorated or elaborate; simple or ordinary. 2) without a pattern; in only one colour. 3) unmarked; without identification. 4) easy to perceive or understand; clear. 5) (of language) clearly expressed; direct. 6) (of a… …   English terms dictionary

  • plainness — noun 1. the state of being unmixed with other material the plainness of vanilla ice cream • Derivationally related forms: ↑plain • Hypernyms: ↑purity, ↑pureness 2. clarity as a consequence of being perspicuous • Syn: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • plainness — noun see plain III …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • plainness — See plainly. * * * …   Universalium

  • plainness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. The quality of being clear and easy to perceive or understand: clarity, clearness, distinctness, limpidity, limpidness, lucidity, lucidness, pellucidity, pellucidness, perspicuity, perspicuousness. See CLEAR. 2.… …   English dictionary for students

  • plainness — plain·ness || pleɪnɪs n. simplicity, state of being unembellished, state of being unadorned …   English contemporary dictionary

  • plainness — plain·ness …   English syllables

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