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Definition of "plainness" [plain•ness]

  • The condition of being plain (in all senses) (noun)
  • The product or result of being plain (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "plainness" in a sentence
  • "There are two differing roots for this term: Some claim it refers to the plainness of vanilla ice cream as opposed to those who like more adventurous flavors; others believe it comes from techno-culture, where a “vanilla” PC means a very basic machine, without bells and whistles."
  • "I think Presbyterians have erred in plainness in ecclesiastical life."
  • "Let pride, which she calls plainness, marry her! ["