from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Not complex or involved; simple: found an uncomplicated solution to the problem.
  • adj. Not involving medical complications.

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of uncomplicate.
  • adj. Simple, not complicated, basic.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. lacking complexity
  • adj. easy and not involved or complicated


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  • It's not a difficult recipe at all - one reason it's become a Christmas tradition is that it's uncomplicated, which is a boon at this time of year when there's so much to do!

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  • But what she had experienced during those few moments when she had held the focus with Lucas could definitely not be described as uncomplicated or emotionally neutral.


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  • Both senators and members of the legislative assembly said the framework should be kept "uncomplicated".

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