Attic, Bohemian, Ciceronian, Mickey Mouse, Spartan, a certain, absolute, aesthetic, affable, amateur, an, any, any one, arrested, artistic, artless, ascetic, asinine, atomic, austere, authentic, awkward, babbling, backward, bald, bare, base, basic, blankminded, blithering, bluff, blunt, bona fide, born yesterday, bovine, brainless, burbling, butt, callow, candid, card-carrying, casual, chaste, cheerful, childish, childlike, choice, chump, classic, classical, clean, clean-cut, clear, clear as crystal, clear as day, clear-cut, coherent, comfortable, common, commonplace, comprehensible, confiding, connected, consistent, cordial, cozy, crackbrained, cracked, crass, crazy, creamy, credulous, cretinistic, cretinous, crisp, crystal-clear, crystalline, cullible, cushy, deceivable, defined, definite, degage, delicate, deludable, dense, dim-witted, dinkum, direct, discreet, distinct, dithering, dopey, doting, driveling, drooling, dry, dull, dull-witted, dumb, dupable, dupe, easily understood, easy, easy as pie, easygoing, effortless, eggshell, either, elegant, elemental, elementary, empty, empty-headed, essential, everyday, excellent, exclusive, explicit, exploitable, express, facile, fall guy, familiar, fatuous, feebleminded, finished, flat, folksy, following the letter, foolable, foolish, forthright, frank, free and easy, friendly, fundamental, garden, garden-variety, gauche, genuine, glib, gloss, good, graceful, gracile, gracious, green, groping, guileless, gull, gullible, half-baked, half-witted, haymish, hoaxable, homelike, homely, homespun, homey, homish, homogeneous, honest, honest-to-God, hoodwinkable, household, humble, humble-looking, humble-visaged, humblest, humbugable, idiotic, ignorant, illiterate, imbecile, imbecilic, in good taste, inane, inartificial, incomplex, individual, indivisible, inexperienced, inexpert, inferior, informal, ingenu, ingenuous, inglorious, innocent, innocuous, insensate, integral, intelligible, intimate, iridescent, irreducible, irregular, know-nothing, lawful, lean, least, legitimate, lifelike, light, limpid, literal, lone, loose, loud and clear, low, lowest, lowliest, lowly, lucid, luminous, mark, matter-of-fact, maundering, mean, mellow, mentally defective, mentally deficient, mentally handicapped, mentally retarded, mere, mindless, modest, monadic, mongoloid, monistic, monolithic, moronic, mother-of-pearl, nacreous, naive, naked, natural, naturalistic, neat, nescient, nitwitted, nondescript, not all there, nothing to it, oafish, obtuse, of a piece, of choice, of quality, offhand, offhanded, one, opalescent, open, openhearted, ordinary, original, outspoken, painless, pale, pastel, patinaed, peaceful, pearly, pellucid, perfect, perspicuous, persuadable, pigeon, plain, plain-speaking, plain-spoken, pleasing, polished, poor, primal, primary, prosaic, prosing, prosy, pure, pure and simple, quiet, raw, real, realistic, refined, relaxed, restrained, retarded, righteous, rightful, round, royal, rustic, sad, sap, seduceable, semigloss, senseless, severe, sheer, silly, simon-pure, simple as ABC, simple-speaking, simplehearted, simpleminded, simpletonian, sincere, single, single-hearted, single-minded, singular, slobbering, slow, slow-witted, small, smooth, snug, sober, sociable, soft, soft-colored, soft-hued, softened, sole, solid, solitary, somber, spare, square, stark, sterling, straightforward, strange to, stupid, subdued, subnormal, subordinate, subservient, subtle, sucker, sure-enough, sweet, tasteful, teachable, tender, tentative, terse, thick, thickheaded, translucent, transparent, transpicuous, trim, true to life, true to nature, true to reality, trustful, trusting, unacquainted, unadorned, unadulterated, unaffected, unalloyed, unambiguous, unanalyzable, unapprized, unartificial, unassumed, unassuming, unburdensome, unceremonious, uncluttered, uncolored, uncomplicated, uncompounded, uncomprehending, unconcocted, unconfused, unconstrained, uncontrived, unconventional, unconversant, uncopied, uncounterfeited, undecorated, understandable, understated, undesigning, undifferenced, undifferentiated, undisguised, undisguising, undistinguished, undistorted, undivided, uneducated, unelaborate, unembellished, unenhanced, unenlightened, unequivocal, unexaggerated, unexperienced, unfabricated, unfamiliar, unfanciful, unfeigned, unfeigning, unfictitious, unflattering, unguarded, uniform, unilluminated, unimaginative, unimagined, unimitated, unimportant, uninformed, uninitiated, unintelligent, uninvented, uninvolved, unique, unitary, univocal, unknowing, unlabored, unmistakable, unmitigated, unmixed, unobtrusive, unofficial, unornamented, unostentatious, unpoetical, unposted, unpretended, unpretending, unpretentious, unqualified, unreserved, unripe, unromantic, unschooled, unsimulated, unsophisticated, unspecious, unstudied, unsure, unsuspicious, unsynthetic, untaught, untroublesome, unvarnished, unversed, unwary, unwitty, upright, vacuous, verbal, verbatim, veridical, verisimilar, victimizable, weak-minded, well-chosen, well-defined, whole, witless, word-for-word, workaday, workday
plainness, simplicity, severity, plain terms, plain English, Saxon English, household words, plain, simple, unornamented, unadorned, unvarnished, homely, homespun, neat, severe, chaste, pure, Saxon, commonplace, matter-of- fact, natural, prosaic, dry, unvaried, monotonous, in plain terms, in plain words, in plain English, in plain common parlance, point-blank.
smallness, littleness, tenuity, paucity, fewness, meanness, insignificance (unimportance), mediocrity, moderation, small quantity, modicum, trace, hint, minimum, vanishing point, material point, atom, particle, molecule, corpuscle, point, speck, dot, mote, jot, iota, ace, minutiae, details, look, thought, idea, soupcon, dab, dight, whit, tittle, shade, shadow, spark, scintilla, gleam, touch, cast, grain, scruple, granule, globule, minim, sup, sip, sop, spice, drop, droplet, sprinkling, dash, morceau, screed, smack, tinge, tincture, inch, patch, scantling, tatter, cantlet, flitter, gobbet, mite, bit, morsel, crumb, seed, fritter, shive, snip, snippet, snick, snack, snatch, slip, scrag, chip, chipping, shiver, sliver, driblet, clipping, paring, shaving, hair, nutshell, thimbleful, spoonful, handful, capful, mouthful, fragment, fraction, drop in the ocean, animalcule, trifle, mere nothing, next to nothing, hardly anything, just enough to swear by, the shadow of a shade, finiteness, finite quantity, small, little, diminutive, minute, fine, inconsiderable, paltry, faint, slender, light, slight, scanty, scant, limited, meager, sparing, few, low, so-so, middling, tolerable, no great shakes, below par, under par, below the mark, at a low ebb, halfway, moderate, modest, tender, subtle, inappreciable, evanescent, infinitesimal, homeopathic, very small, atomic, corpuscular, microscopic, molecular, subatomic, mere, simple, sheer, stark, bare, near run, dull, petty, shallow, stolid, ungifted, unintelligent, to a small extent, on a small scale, a little bit, a wee bit, slightly, imperceptibly, miserably, wretchedly, insufficiently, imperfectly, faintly, passably, pretty well, well enough, partially, in part, in a certain degree, to a certain degree, to a certain extent, comparatively, some, rather in some degree, in some measure, something, somewhat, simply, only, purely, merely, at least, at the least, at most, at the most, ever so little, as little as may be, tant soit peu, in ever so small a degree, thus far, pro tanto, within bounds, in a manner, after a fashion, so to speak, almost, nearly, well-nigh, short of, not quite, all but, near upon, close upon, peu s'en faut, near the mark, within an ace of, within an inch of, on the brink of, scarcely, hardly, barely, only just, no more than, about, thereabouts, somewhere about, nearly, say, be the same, be little more or less, no ways, no way, no wise, not at all, not in the least, not a bit, not a bit of it, not a whit, not a jot, not a shadow, in no wise, in no respect, by no means, by no manner of means, on no account, at no hand, dare pondus idonea fumo, magno conatu magnas nugas, small sands the mountain, moments make the year.
simpleness, purity, homogeneity, elimination, sifting, purification, simple, uniform, of a piece, homogeneous, single, pure, sheer, neat, unmixed, unmingled, unblended, uncombined, uncompounded, elementary, undecomposed, unadulterated, unsophisticated, unalloyed, untinged, unfortified, pur et simple, incomplex, free from, exempt from, exclusive, simple, only,
simpleness, purity, homogeneity, elimination, sifting, purification, simple, uniform, of a piece, homogeneous, single, pure, sheer, neat, unmixed, unmingled, unblended, uncombined, uncompounded, elementary, undecomposed, unadulterated, unsophisticated, unalloyed, untinged, unfortified, pur et simple, incomplex, free from, exempt from, exclusive, simple, only.
artlessness, nature, simplicity, innocence, bonhomie, naivete, abandon, candor, sincerity, singleness of purpose, singleness of heart, honesty, plain speaking, epanchement, rough diamond, matter of fact man, le palais de verite, enfant terrible, artless, natural, pure, native, confiding, simple, lain, inartificial, untutored, unsophisticated, ingenu, unaffected, naive, sincere, frank, open, open as day, candid, ingenuous, guileless, unsuspicious, honest, innocent, Arcadian, undesigning, straightforward, unreserved, aboveboard, simple-minded, single-minded, frank-hearted, open-hearted, single-hearted, simple-hearted, free-spoken, plain-spoken, outspoken, blunt, downright, direct, matter of fact, unpoetical, unflattering, in plain words, in plain English, without mincing the matter, not to mince the matter, Davus sum non Oedipus, liberavi animam meam, as frank as rain on cherry blossoms.
simplicity, plainness, homeliness, undress, chastity, simple, plain, homely, homespun, ordinary, household, unaffected, ingenuous, sincere (artless), free from affectation, free from ornament, simplex munditiis, sans facon, en deshabille, chaste, inornate, severe, unadorned, bare, unornamented, undecked, ungarnished, unarranged, untrimmed, unvarnished, bald, flat, dull, veritatis simplex oratio est.
credulity, credulousness, cullibility, gullibility, gross credulity, infatuation, self delusion, self deception, superstition, one's blind side, bigotry, hyperorthodoxy, misjudgment, credulous person, credulous, gullible, easily deceived, simple, green, soft, childish, silly, stupid, easily convinced, over-credulous, over confident, over trustful, infatuated, superstitious, confiding, the wish the father to the thought, credo quia impossibile, all is not gold that glitters, no es oro todo lo que reluce, omne ignotum pro magnifico.
imbecility folly, want of intelligence &c, want of intellect, shadowness, silliness, foolishness, imbecility, incapacity, vacancy of mind, poverty of intellect, weakness of intellect, clouded perception, poor head, apartments to let, stupidity, stolidity, hebetude, dull understanding, meanest capacity, shortsightedness, incompetence, one's weak side, not one's strong point, bias, infatuation, simplicity, puerility, babyhood, dotage, anility, second childishness, fatuity, idiocy, idiotism, driveling, folly, frivolity, irrationality, trifling, ineptitude, nugacity, inconsistency, lip wisdom, conceit, sophistry, giddiness, eccentricity, extravagance, rashness, act of folly, unintelligent, unintellectual, unreasoning, mindless, witless, reasoningless, brainless, halfbaked, having no head, not bright, inapprehensible, weak headed, addle headed, puzzle headed, blunder headed, muddle headed, muddy headed, pig headed, beetle headed, buffle headed, chuckle headed, mutton headed, maggoty headed, grossheaded, beef headed, fat witted, fat-headed, weak-minded, feeble-minded, dull minded, shallow minded, lack- brained, rattle-brained, rattle headed, half witted, lean witted, short witted, dull witted, blunt-witted, shallow-pated, clod-pated, addle- pated, addle-brained, dim-sighted, short-sighted, thick-skulled, weak in the upper story, shallow, borne, weak, wanting, soft, sappy, spoony, dull, dull as a beetle, stupid, heavy, insulse, obtuse, blunt, stolid, doltish, asinine, inapt, prosaic, hebetudinous, childish, child-like, infantine, infantile, babyish, babish, puerile, anile, simple, old-womanish, fatuous, idiotic, imbecile, driveling, blatant, babbling, vacant, sottish, bewildered, blockish, unteachable Boeotian, Boeotic, bovine, ungifted, undiscerning, unenlightened, unwise, unphilosophical, apish, simious, foolish, silly, senseless, irrational, insensate, nonsensical, inept, maudlin, narrow-minded, bigoted, giddy, rash, eccentric, foolish, unwise, injudicious, improper, unreasonable, without reason, ridiculous, absurd, idiotic, silly, stupid, asinine, ill-imagined, ill-advised, ill-judged, ill-devised, mal entendu, inconsistent, irrational, unphilosophical, extravagant, sleeveless, idle, pointless, useless, inexpedient, frivolous, Davus sum non, a fool's bolt is soon shot clitellae bovi sunt im, fools rush in where angels fear to tread, il n' a ni bouche ni eperon, the bookful blockhead, ignorantly read, to varnish nonsense with the charms of sound.