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simplicity

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1 the quality or state of having a form or structure of few parts or elements
  • the machine was designed with a simplicity that should ensure ease of use by almost anyone

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The first known use of simplicity was in the 14th century

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“Simplicity.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/simplicity. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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