Definitions

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  • n. simplicity; silliness

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Simplicity; silliness.

Etymologies

French simplesse. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Then it appeared clearly as her tender infancy enforced in simpless, and began to use good customs from then forthon, and to despise the plays of the world, and of vanities, and flee the prosperities of the world, and always to profit in the honour of God.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 6

  • [O how may the simpless of poor lieges better or more clearly conceive the gracious love and favourable tendress of the

    Henry of Monmouth, Volume 2 Memoirs of Henry the Fifth

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