VS.

Simplicity vs. Complexity

Published:
Views: 92

Simplicitynoun

The state or quality of being simple

Complexitynoun

(uncountable) The state of being complex; intricacy; entanglement.

Simplicitynoun

The quality or state of being unmixed or uncompounded

‘as, the simplicity of metals or of earths’;

Complexitynoun

(countable) That which is and renders complex; intricacy; complication.

Simplicitynoun

The quality or state of being not complex, or of consisting of few parts

‘the simplicity of a machine’;

Complexitynoun

The state of being complex; intricacy; entanglement.

‘The objects of society are of the greatest possible complexity.’;

ADVERTISEMENT

Simplicitynoun

Lack of sharpness of mind; lack of ability to think using complex ideas; stupidity

Complexitynoun

That which is complex; intricacy; complication.

‘Many-corridored complexitiesOf Arthur's palace.’;

Simplicitynoun

Lack of artificial ornament, pretentious style, or luxury; plainness

‘simplicity of dress, of style, or of language’; ‘simplicity of diet’; ‘simplicity of life’;

Complexitynoun

the quality of being intricate and compounded;

‘he enjoyed the complexity of modern computers’;

Simplicitynoun

Freedom from subtlety or abstruseness; clarity

‘the simplicity of a doctrine’; ‘the simplicity of an explanation or a demonstration’;

Complexity

Complexity characterises the behaviour of a system or model whose components interact in multiple ways and follow local rules, meaning there is no reasonable higher instruction to define the various possible interactions.The term is generally used to characterize something with many parts where those parts interact with each other in multiple ways, culminating in a higher order of emergence greater than the sum of its parts. The study of these complex linkages at various scales is the main goal of complex systems theory.

ADVERTISEMENT

Simplicitynoun

Freedom from complication; efficiency.

Simplicitynoun

An act or instance of foolishness.

Simplicitynoun

The quality or state of being simple, unmixed, or uncompounded; as, the simplicity of metals or of earths.

Simplicitynoun

The quality or state of being not complex, or of consisting of few parts; as, the simplicity of a machine.

Simplicitynoun

Artlessness of mind; freedom from cunning or duplicity; lack of acuteness and sagacity.

‘Marquis Dorset, a man, for his harmless simplicity neither misliked nor much regarded.’; ‘In wit a man; simplicity a child.’;

Simplicitynoun

Freedom from artificial ornament, pretentious style, or luxury; plainness; as, simplicity of dress, of style, or of language; simplicity of diet; simplicity of life.

ADVERTISEMENT

Simplicitynoun

Freedom from subtlety or abstruseness; clearness; as, the simplicity of a doctrine; the simplicity of an explanation or a demonstration.

Simplicitynoun

Weakness of intellect; silliness; folly.

‘How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning?’;

Simplicitynoun

the quality of being simple or uncompounded;

‘the simplicity of a crystal’;

Simplicitynoun

a lack of penetration or subtlety;

‘they took advantage of her simplicity’;

Simplicitynoun

absence of affectation or pretense

Simplicitynoun

freedom from difficulty or hardship or effort;

‘he rose through the ranks with apparent ease’; ‘they put it into containers for ease of transportation’;

Simplicitynoun

lack of ornamentation;

‘the room was simply decorated with great restraint’;

Simplicitynoun

the quality or condition of being easy to understand or do

‘for the sake of simplicity, this chapter will concentrate upon one theory’;

Simplicitynoun

the quality or condition of being plain or uncomplicated in form or design

‘the grandeur and simplicity of Roman architecture’;

Simplicitynoun

a thing that is plain or uncomplicated

‘the simplicities of pastoral living’;

Simplicity

Simplicity is the state or quality of being simple. Something easy to understand or explain seems simple, in contrast to something complicated.

Popular Comparisons

Latest Comparisons

Trending Comparisons