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simplemindedness

Definitions

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  • n. The quality of being simpleminded.

Etymologies

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simpleminded +‎ -ness

Examples

  • And it's the kind of simplemindedness that got us in our current mess.

    Dealscape

  • Fred ♪ ♫ ♪ says: eljefe = trajie the simplemindedness of his posts reveal his identity.

    Think Progress » ThinkFast: April 15, 2010

  • I think the degree of violence in them and the basic simplemindedness of the plotting seems to me to be appalling.

    Fresh Air Remembers 'Bonnie And Clyde' Director

  • At least he is mature and educated enough NOT to let the simplemindedness of the racist effect him or his judgements!

    Republicans say Carter playing 'race card'

  • The simplemindedness involved in thinking Hezbollah would naturally join Hamas involves the silliness that Yglesias points to of thinking that Hamas and Hezbollah work for Iran (or act as their cats paw as one simpleminded right wing writer put it) but also the silliness that Hamas and Hezbollah define themselves in terms of their attitude towards the Israelis rather than their attitudes towards the Palestinians and Lebanese respectively. alphie Says:

    Matthew Yglesias » The Dog That Hasn’t Barked

  • Sister Georgia spread her hands again, feigning simplemindedness.

    Men Don't Leave Me

  • This country has been enthusiastically invited, coerced even, to celebrate simplemindedness and stupidity with an openly vicious sneer at anything and everything which even hinted at the possible, at the potential in everyone for transcendence.

    The Tire-Gauge Dust-Up And The Politics Of Mockery

  • As much as the MSM's simplemindedness disgusts me, the idea that a politician might successfully force the firing of a journalist is terrifying.

    Hillary To NBC: Fire David Shuster

  • Gowk is the Scottish name for cuckoo, a bird associated with simplemindedness and tom foolery.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • This religious or pseudo-religious simplicity (or, rather, simplemindedness) is surely one of the things that has appealed to Bush from the start of his political career.

    Ellis Weiner: The Fraudacity of Hope: Bush's Faith-Based Triumph

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