French translation of 'simplicity'
1. [of task, test, plot, diagram, idea] simplicité f
it’s simplicity itself c’est la simplicité même
2. [of food, dress, lifestyle, design] simplicité f
dressed with elegant simplicity vêtu avec une élégante simplicité
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He knew that his basic idea of football, directness and simplicity was the right one.Sir Alf: A Major Reappraisal of the Life and Times of England's Greatest Football Manager (2006)
There's no upside for them in simplicity and clarity.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
But we should not let ourselves be fooled by their apparent simplicity.What the Bee Knows - reflections on myth, symbol and story (1989)
And generous with that difference, with a deceptive simplicity of presentation.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Beyond the apparent simplicity lies something mysteriously complex.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
By the end, you will yearn for the elegant simplicity of baldness.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
In all garden design, simplicity is key: look at your wish list and see what can be combined.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Its elegant simplicity allows you the opportunity to play with shape and texture instead.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Sublime apparent simplicity remained his keynote.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
They have captured the Mr Men feel perfectly in their simplicity of design and composition.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
This idea gains its simplicity only at the cost of being grotesque.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
It requires an answer in depth and its apparent simplicity is intended solely to trap the unwary.Bomber (2006 (1970))
His game has had simplicity and clarity and beautiful rhythm.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
His love of simplicity and directness extends beyond tech.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The idea is simplicity itself.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The simplicity of the dress means that you can have fun with accessories.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
It has the simplicity and deceptive subtlety of that form.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The driving force behind the elegant simplicity was Jobs.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The simplicity of this dress is what makes it work.The Sun (2012)
We would like to see more simplicity and clarity, not least because we would like to be seen to be paying the right amount.The Sun (2016)
This structure is elegant in its simplicity and good advice for me.Christianity Today (2000)
He will apply common sense, in the shape of directness and simplicity, as much to the design of a garden and its parts as to its construction.The Education of a Gardener (1994)
This directness and simplicity demands courage and discipline.The Education of a Gardener (1994)
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'simplicity' in Other Languages
British English: simplicity NOUN
The simplicity of something is the fact that it is not complicated and can be understood or done easily.
The apparent simplicity of his plot is deceptive.
Translation of simplicity from the Collins English to French Dictionary