- simplicity used 5 times.
- Included in Eastons: No
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: No
- Included in Smiths: No
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: Yes
- Included in BDB: Yes
SIMPLIC'ITY, noun [Latin simplicitas.]
1. Singleness; the state of being unmixed or uncompounded; as the simplicity of metals or of earths.
2. The state of being not complex, or of consisting of few parts; as the simplicity of a machine.
3. Artlessness of mind; freedom from a propensity to cunning or stratagem; freedom from duplicity; sincerity. Marquis Dorset, a man for his harmless simplicity neither misliked nor much regarded.
4. Plainness; freedom from artificial ornament; as the simplicity of a dress, of style, of language, etc. simplicity in writing is the first or excellences.
5. Plainness; freedom from subtilty or abstruseness; as the simplicity of scriptural doctrines or truth.
6. Weakness of intellect; silliness. Godly simplicity in Scriptures, is a fair open profession and practice of evangelical truth, with a single view to obedience and to the glory of God.