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Simplicity facts for kids

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When something is simple, it is very easy to understand or to do. The opposite is hard or complex or difficult. Simplicity is the quality of being simple. Examples:

  • 2+2 is a very simple sum (an easy sum).
  • Boiling an egg is very simple (very easy)

Simple can mean something that is only made up of a few parts. It lacks complexity.

Simple can mean that something or someone is humble (lowly) or common:

Simple can also be used to refer to someone whose mind thinks in a very simple way. Calling a person "simple minded" is usually rude.

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