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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.

Class I. Words Expressing Abstract Relations
Section III. Quantity
3. Conjunctive Quantity

42. [Freedom from Mixture.] Simpleness.

   NOUN:SIMPLENESS &c. adj.; purity, homogeneity.
  ELIMINATION; sifting &c. v.; purification (cleanness) [See Cleanness].
   VERB:RENDER SIMPLE &c. adj.; simplify.
  SIFT, winnow, bolt, eliminate; exclude, get rid of; clear; purify (clean) [See Cleanness]; disentangle &c. (disjoin [See Disjunction]).
   ADJECTIVE:SIMPLE, uniform, of a piece, homogeneous, Attic, homespun, single, pure, clear, sheer, neat.
  UNMIXED, unmingled, unblended, uncombined, uncompounded; elemental, elementary, undecomposed; unadulterated, unsophisticated, unalloyed, untinged, unfortified; pur et simple [F.]; incomplex, incomposite [rare].
  free from, exempt from; exclusive.
   ADVERB:SIMPLY &c. adj.; only.