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plainness


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Plainness  \Plain"ness\,  n. 
  The  quality  or  state  of  being  plain. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  plainness 
  n  1:  the  state  of  being  unmixed  with  other  material;  "the 
  plainess  of  vanilla  ice  cream" 
  2:  clarity  as  a  consequence  of  being  perspicuous  [syn:  {perspicuity}, 
  {perspicuousness}] 
  3:  the  appearance  of  being  plain  and  unpretentious 
  4:  an  appearance  that  is  not  attractive  or  beautiful;  "fine 
  clothes  could  not  conceal  the  girl's  homeliness"  [syn:  {homeliness}] 




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