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Meaning of "simple-mindedness" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SIMPLE-MINDEDNESS

simple-mindedness  [ˌsɪmpəlˈmaɪndɪdnəs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SIMPLE-MINDEDNESS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Simple-Mindedness is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SIMPLE-MINDEDNESS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of simple-mindedness in the English dictionary

The definition of simple-mindedness in the dictionary is the condition of interpreting things in a way that is too simple with no understanding of how complicated things are. Other definition of simple-mindedness is the condition of showing little understanding.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SIMPLE-MINDEDNESS


backhandedness
ˌbækˈhændɪdnəs
bloody-mindedness
ˌblʌdɪˈmaɪndɪdnəs
boundedness
ˈbaʊndɪdnəs
broad-mindedness
ˌbrɔːdˈmaɪndɪdnəs
fair-mindedness
ˌfɛəˈmaɪndɪdnəs
feeble-mindedness
ˌfiːbəlˈmaɪndɪdnəs
forehandedness
ˌfɔːˈhændɪdnəs
heavy-handedness
ˌhevɪˈhændɪdnəs
high-handedness
ˌhaɪˈhændɪdnəs
high-mindedness
ˌhaɪˈmaɪndɪdnəs
left-handedness
ˌlɛftˈhændɪdnəs
like-mindedness
ˌlaɪkˈmaɪndɪdnəs
open-handedness
ˌəʊpənˈhændɪdnəs
right-handedness
ˌraɪtˈhændɪdnəs
roundedness
ˈraʊndɪdnəs
splendidness
ˈsplɛndɪdnəs
strandedness
ˈstrændɪdnəs
unboundedness
ʌnˈbaʊndɪdnəs
underhandedness
ˌʌndəˈhændɪdnəs
weak-mindedness
ˌwiːkˈmaɪndɪdnəs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SIMPLE-MINDEDNESS

simple harmonic motion
simple interest
simple machine
simple majority
simple microscope
simple ordering
simple pendulum
simple sentence
Simple Simon
simple tense
simple time
simple vows
simple-hearted
simple-minded
simple-mindedly
simpleness
simples!
simplesse
simpleton
simplex

WORDS THAT END LIKE SIMPLE-MINDEDNESS

awkwardness
baldness
blindness
boldness
business
fondness
goodness
hardness
indebtedness
kindness
loudness
madness
mindedness
oddness
preparedness
redness
sadness
soundness
tiredness
weirdness
wickedness

Synonyms and antonyms of simple-mindedness in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «simple-mindedness» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SIMPLE-MINDEDNESS

Find out the translation of simple-mindedness to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of simple-mindedness from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «simple-mindedness» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

简单的胸襟
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

simpleza
570 millions of speakers

English

simple-mindedness
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सीधापन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بسيط الأفق
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

бесхитростность
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ingenuidade
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সহজ মানসিকতার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

simple d´esprit
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Berpikiran sederhana
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Einfalt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

単純闊達
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

간단한 마인드
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Simple-mindedness
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đơn giản đầu óc
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

எளிய மனதுடனான
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

साधा मनाचा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kerizlik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

semplicioneria
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

naiwność
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

нехитрість
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

naivitate
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

απλό πνεύμα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

eenvoudige -gees
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

enkelt sinnelag
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

enkelt - mindedness
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of simple-mindedness

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SIMPLE-MINDEDNESS»

The term «simple-mindedness» is used very little and occupies the 153.454 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SIMPLE-MINDEDNESS» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «simple-mindedness» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «simple-mindedness» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about simple-mindedness

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SIMPLE-MINDEDNESS»

Discover the use of simple-mindedness in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to simple-mindedness and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Simple Mindedness: In Defense of Naive Naturalism in the ...
These questions provide the impetus for the detailed discussions of ontology, human agency, and everyday psychological explanation presented in this book.
Jennifer Hornsby, 1997
2
Inner Simple-Mindedness: Unclutter Your Life and Empty Your ...
Simple-Mindedness Out and About offers a bunch of ways to practice while you' re running errands—or just drifting in and out of stores, parks, police stations, etc. Talking to animals (#41), carrying your money in your hand (#43), and wearing ...
Robert Fass, Mary Morse, 2002
3
The Great Harmonia: The teacher
But first — What is meant by Simple-mindedness ? By simple-mindedness, I mean, a slate of feeling and judgment which is free from the pride of popular education, popular opinion, or sentiments which the mind has long entertained. I mean a ...
Andrew Jackson Davis, 1851
4
The Great Harmonia: Being a Philosophical Revelation of the ...
But first — What is meant by Simple-mindedness ? By simple-mindedness, I mean, a state of feeling and judgment which is free from the pride of popular education, popular opinion, or sentiments which the mind has long entertained. I mean a ...
Andrew Jackson Davis, 1851
5
Marcel Proust: A Study in the Quality of Awareness
(a) Simple-mindedness providing a backdrop to creative thought The principal character in the preface to Jean Santeuil is the creative writer, denoted as B. or C. 1 This is hardly surprising when one considers how prominent the theme of ...
Edward J. Hughes, 2010
6
The Collected Essays and Criticism, Volume 2: Arrogant ...
The vulgarity of its learning and thinking, the misinformation it contains, and the violent and banal simple-mindedness with which it mauls its material to fit its thesis — all these disqualify it from serious discussion. But, as sometimes happens ...
Clement Greenberg, John O'Brian, 1988
7
Political Hypocrisy: The Mask of Power, from Hobbes to ...
7 It may well be true that Orwell, in his desire to castigate fellow leftists for the slipperiness and sloppiness of their thought, for the fraudu- lence of their values, and for the simple-mindedness of their judgments, overlooks the extent to which he ...
David Runciman, 2008
8
Discrete Thoughts: Essays on Mathematics, Science and Philosophy
... of many factors. Quite typically, science leaps ahead and mathematics plods behind. Related to this deficiency of mathematics, and perhaps more productive of rueful consequence, is the simple-mindedness of mathematics—its willingness , ...
Gian-Carlo Rota, Jacob T. Schwartz, Peter Renz, 2009
9
Utilitarianism: For and Against
But the demands of political reality and the complexities of political thought are obstinately what they are, and in face of them the simple- mindedness of utilitarianism disqualifies it totally. The important issues that utilitarianism raises should be ...
J. J. C. Smart, 1973
10
Einstein: His Life and Universe
... himself forced to rely on the help ofa math professor who had once called him a lazy dog. “I have become imbued with great respect for mathematics,” he wrote to a colleague in 1912, “the subtler part ofwhich I had in my simple-mindedness ...
Walter Isaacson, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SIMPLE-MINDEDNESS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term simple-mindedness is used in the context of the following news items.
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As the GOP Confronts Its Demons, Democrats Indulge Them
While the vanity and simple-mindedness of Trump's statements have been the subject of extensive deliberation, what has gone largely unremarked upon is the ... «Commentary Magazine, Jul 15»
2
New shooting in Ferguson sets the right wing shrieking
The simple-mindedness is astounding. For the record, both the president and the attorney general immediately condemned the violence. Obama tweeted that ... «Kansas City Star, Mar 15»
3
Theater Review: Smash
Mr. Jansenius is a wealthy aristocrat who takes pride in his simple-mindedness. Moreno gives a clean and precise performance while exhibiting impeccable ... «The Daily Titan, Feb 15»
4
Why BoJack Horseman's New Christmas Special Will Become An All …
BoJack is too aggravated with Todd, and it's just a tennis match of talky anger against holiday-infused simple-mindedness. But the Horsin' Around stuff? «Cinema Blend, Dec 14»
5
Not Even JayVee Level: Obama's Juvenile Communications Team
Simple-mindedness is a must, along with a touch of mendacity. For this is the mindset of the adolescents running this administration. Of course, this team knows ... «American Thinker, Oct 14»
6
How will the honorable 'Bad Judge' deal with the loss of a loved one?
That brings Billy back into the picture, and his simple-mindedness is one of the best parts of the episode. He doesn't understand the concept of “wink wink,” nor ... «Zap2it.com, Oct 14»
7
A two-pronged attack on creativity
One by the Calgary Sun 's Ian Robinson is a barely coherent demonstration of ignorance and simple-mindedness. The other, by the Calgary Herald 's Karin ... «FFWD, Apr 13»
8
Savin Hill's Tayler takes the lead in Steinbeck's 'Of Mice and Men'
But Lennie's dangerous simple-mindedness and propensity for getting into trouble threaten their hopes. Though he admits having the typical performer's “day ... «Dorchester Reporter, Dec 12»
9
Putting All Of This “Fanboy/Fangirl” Nonsense To Rest Once And For …
It's obnoxious. The sad part about it is that this behavior of simple-mindedness is starting to cross over into the journalism ecosystem itself. Other journalists at ... «TechCrunch, Oct 12»
10
Magnetic Fields Veer From Droll to Dull on Latest
... of the quality of the album in general; “Love at the Bottom of the Sea” suffers from the same simple-mindedness and stagnancy as its underwhelming lyrics. «Harvard Crimson, Mar 12»

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