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  • nounclarity
  • nounmodesty

synonyms for plainness

  • accuracy
  • articulateness
  • brightness
  • certainty
  • clearness
  • comprehensibility
  • conspicuousness
  • definition
  • directness
  • distinctness
  • evidence
  • exactitude
  • exactness
  • explicitness
  • intelligibility
  • legibility
  • limpidity
  • lucidity
  • lucidness
  • obviousness
  • openness
  • palpability
  • pellucidity
  • pellucidness
  • penetrability
  • perceptibility
  • perspicuity
  • perspicuousness
  • precision
  • prominence
  • purity
  • salience
  • simplicity
  • tangibility
  • transparency
  • unambiguity
  • cognizability
  • decipherability
  • explicability
  • limpidness
  • manifestness
  • overtness
  • unmistakability
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antonyms for plainness

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  • ambiguity
  • imprecision
  • inaccuracy
  • inexactness
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    How to use plainness in a sentence

    Perhaps because they are nocturnal and well camouflaged, colugos live hidden in plain sight.
    ON A COOL NIGHT IN MALAYSIA, SCIENTISTS TRACK MYSTERIOUS COLUGOS ACROSS THE TREETOPSYAO-HUA LAWNOVEMBER 20, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
    What’s plain is no matter where you are in the US, the risk isn’t zero.
    IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO CANCEL THANKSGIVINGDAVID ROTMANNOVEMBER 14, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
    Yet another way up is hidden in plain sight –– it’s called Tranquility Cracks for a reason.
    LOVING IT LIKE A LOCAL: CAPE TOWN!BARBARA FLETCHERNOVEMBER 10, 2020OZY
    You can learn more about plain language by clicking on the blue link.
    HOW WE WROTE THE STORYBY AMY SILVERMAN FOR ARIZONA DAILY STARNOVEMBER 5, 2020PROPUBLICA
    Rebecca Monteleone translated this story into plain language.
    EDITOR’S NOTE: WHY WE WROTE ABOUT THE WAY PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES GET TREATEDBY T. CHRISTIAN MILLER, PROPUBLICA, AND JILL JORDEN SPITZ, ARIZONA DAILY STARNOVEMBER 5, 2020PROPUBLICA
    Yesterday’s earnings deluge made plain that tech shares are not rocketing higher as 2020 comes to a close.
    IS THE GREAT 2020 TECH RALLY SLOWING?ALEX WILHELMOCTOBER 30, 2020TECHCRUNCH
    The mail-in and early-vote enthusiasm has been overwhelming, and I believe that more Americans are just plain tired of the current administration and ready for a change than the polls may have captured.
    HERE’S WHO THE POWER RANKERS THINK ARE GOING TO WIN — EVERYTHINGTHE RANKING COMMITTEEOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    Fitbit was the original fitness-tracking sensation a decade ago when the device was just a plain plastic band.
    THE BEST SMARTWATCHES OF 2020AARON PRESSMANOCTOBER 28, 2020FORTUNE
    He was lucky, he said, because the state allowed much of the legalese to be shortened and rewritten in plain language.
    HOW NORTH CAROLINA’S MAIL-IN ENVELOPE GOT A NEW, EASIER-TO-USE LOOKBONNIE BERKOWITZOCTOBER 15, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    Overall, though, it’s plain from Barrett’s record why Republicans are eager to confirm her before the election and why Democrats are dead-set against her.
    HOW CONSERVATIVE IS AMY CONEY BARRETT?AMELIA THOMSON-DEVEAUX (AMELIA.THOMSON-DEVEAUX@ABC.COM)OCTOBER 14, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
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    WORDS RELATED TO PLAINNESS

    • baldness
    • bareness
    • dourness
    • economy
    • plainness
    • primitiveness
    • rusticism
    • severity
    • simplicity
    • spareness
    • spartanism
    • starkness
    • unadornment
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