the simple life

Definition of the simple life

  1. —used to refer to a manner of living in which a person does not own many things or use many modern machines and usually lives in the countryside He lives in a small cabin and enjoys the simple life.

Word by Word Definitions

simpleplay
  1. :  free from guile :  innocent

    :  free from vanity :  modest

    :  free from ostentation or display

  1. :  a person of humble birth :  commoner

    :  a rude or credulous person :  ignoramus

    :  a mentally retarded person

lifeplay
  1. :  the quality that distinguishes a vital and functional being from a dead body

    :  a principle or force that is considered to underlie the distinctive quality of animate beings

    :  an organismic state characterized by capacity for metabolism (see metabolism 1), growth, reaction to stimuli, and reproduction

  1. :  of or relating to animate being

    :  lifelong

    :  using a living model


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