Translation of "simplicity" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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simplicitynoun [ U ]

uk /sɪmˈplɪs.ə.ti/ us /sɪmˈplɪs.ə.t̬i/

simplicity noun [ U ] (EASY)

C1 the fact that something is easy to understand or do

The advantage of the plan is its simplicity. 这项计划的优点是简单易行。
The test was simplicity itself (= very easy). 考试非常简单。

More examples

  • I prefer the second option - its advantages are simplicity and cheapness.
  • All the ideas have a stunning simplicity.

simplicity noun [ U ] (NATURAL)

the fact that something is ordinary, traditional, or natural, and not complicated

The old people led a life of great simplicity (= with few possessions and little money). 这位老人过着十分简朴的生活。

simplicity noun [ U ] (PLAIN)

the fact that something is plain and has no decoration


(Translation of “simplicity” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)