simpliciter

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Latin simpliciter (simply”, “plainly), from simplex (simple).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

simpliciter (not comparable)

  1. (law — originally chiefly in Scots Law — and philosophy) Simply, absolutely; without any qualification or condition.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From simplex (simple, plain) +‎ -iter.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

simpliciter (comparative simplicius, superlative simplicissimē)

  1. simply, plainly, straightforwardly, directly, utterly

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References[edit]

  • simpliciter in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • simpliciter in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers