Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not simple, in any sense.

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  • I suppose that's the fear, isn't it, that the proclivities of mine I secretly suspect aren't entirely benign but that I usually assume will appear charming to most other people, will be seen in their unsimple totality by someone who would get to be as much of an expert on me as a husband would.

    Larissa Archer: On Not Marrying

  • I suppose that's the fear, isn't it, that the proclivities of mine I secretly suspect aren't entirely benign but that I usually assume will appear charming to most other people, will be seen in their unsimple totality by someone who would get to be as much of an expert on me as a husband would.

    Larissa Archer: On Not Marrying

  • I suppose that's the fear, isn't it, that the proclivities of mine I secretly suspect aren't entirely benign but that I usually assume will appear charming to most other people, will be seen in their unsimple totality by someone who would get to be as much of an expert on me as a husband would.

    Larissa Archer: On Not Marrying

  • Puritans, Quakers, Boy Scouts and hippies; Benjamin Franklin, Henry David Thoreau and even Jimmy Carter in his sweater — all have championed the simple life in one way or another and always while materialistic, unsimple living was humming along nearby.

    Business

  • I suppose that's the fear, isn't it, that the proclivities of mine I secretly suspect aren't entirely benign but that I usually assume will appear charming to most other people, will be seen in their unsimple totality by someone who would get to be as much of an expert on me as a husband would.

    Larissa Archer: On Not Marrying

  • I suppose that's the fear, isn't it, that the proclivities of mine I secretly suspect aren't entirely benign but that I usually assume will appear charming to most other people, will be seen in their unsimple totality by someone who would get to be as much of an expert on me as a husband would.

    Larissa Archer: On Not Marrying

  • 'And special guns ... and the special pointers for those guns-or for the ship, if the guns were fixed-aligned-would be veree unsimple, believe me!'

    Masters Of The Vortex

  • We have seen how rarely influence can be gained where no faith can be yielded; now an unsimple character can never inspire faith or trust.

    The Young Lady's Mentor A Guide to the Formation of Character. In a Series of Letters to Her Unknown Friends

  • Yet I wonder you do not perceive something out-of-the way, something unsimple and artificial, in the expression, "voiced a sad tale."

    The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb — Volume 5 The Letters of Charles and Mary Lamb

  • This should have been a very good movie -- and maybe it would have been if the writers weren't so locked into a sarcasm that seems to me unsimple payback.

    Movie City News

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