sancta simplicitas

Latin phrase

sanc·​ta sim·​pli·​ci·​tas ˌsäŋk-tä-sim-ˈpli-ki-ˌtäs How to pronounce sancta simplicitas (audio)
: holy innocence
often used ironically in reference to another's naïveté

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“Sancta simplicitas.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sancta%20simplicitas. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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