1 the state of being unmixed with other material; "the plainness of vanilla ice cream"
3 the appearance of being plain and unpretentious
4 an appearance that is not attractive or beautiful; "fine clothes could not conceal the girl's homeliness" [syn: homeliness]
- The condition of being plain (in all senses)
Atticism, Bohemianism, accessibility, affability, apparentness, approachability, appropriateness, artlessness, atmospheric visibility, austerity, baldness, bareness, bluffness, bluntness, broadness, brusqueness, cacophony, candidness, candor, casualness, ceiling, ceiling unlimited, chasteness, chastity, childlikeness, clarity, classicalism, classicism, clear-cutness, clearness, clumsiness, coherence, comeliness, common speech, common touch, commonness, commonplaceness, communicativeness, connectedness, consistency, conspicuity, conspicuousness, conversableness, cordiality, correctness, crystal-clearness, crystallinity, defacement, definiteness, definition, dignity, directness, discrimination, disfigurement, distinction, distinctness, dullness, dysphemism, ease, easiness, easygoingness, elegance, elegancy, elementarity, evidence, evidentness, explicitness, extroversion, familiarity, felicitousness, felicity, finish, fittingness, flatness, flow, flowing periods, fluency, folksiness, forthrightness, frankness, freedom, freeness, fundamentality, genuineness, good taste, grace, gracefulness, gracelessness, gracility, graciousness, guilelessness, high visibility, homeliness, homespun, homeyness, homogeneity, household words, humbleness, humility, ill-favoredness, inelegance, informality, informalness, ingenuousness, ingloriousness, innocence, innocuousness, insipidness, integrity, irregularity, leanness, limpidity, looseness, low visibility, lowlihood, lowliness, lucidity, manifestness, matter of fact, matter-of-factness, meanness, meekness, modesty, monism, naiveness, naivete, naivety, naturalness, neatness, obviousness, offhandedness, oneness, openheartedness, openness, openness to sight, outgoingness, outspokenness, overtness, palpability, patentness, pellucidity, percipi, perspicuity, plain English, plain dealing, plain speaking, plain speech, plain style, plain words, plainspokenness, polish, poorness, prominence, propriety, prosaicism, prosaicness, prosaism, prose, prosiness, purity, refinement, relaxedness, restrainedness, restraint, roundness, rustic style, seeing, seemliness, severity, shapelessness, simpleheartedness, simplemindedness, simpleness, simplicity, sincerity, single-heartedness, single-mindedness, singleness, singleness of heart, smallness, smoothness, soberness, sociability, spareness, starkness, straightforwardness, structure, submissiveness, talkativeness, tangibility, taste, tastefulness, teachableness, terseness, transparency, transpicuity, trustfulness, uglification, uglifying, ugliness, unadorned style, unadornedness, unadulteration, unaestheticness, unaffectedness, unambiguousness, unattractiveness, unbeautifulness, unceremoniousness, uncomeliness, unconstrainedness, unconstraint, unconventionality, unembellishedness, unequivocalness, ungainliness, ungracefulness, unguardedness, unhandsomeness, unidealism, uniformity, unimaginativeness, unimportance, unity, unmistakableness, unmixedness, unpleasingness, unpoeticalness, unpretentiousness, unprettiness, unquestionability, unrepression, unreserve, unreservedness, unrestraint, unrestriction, unreticence, unromanticism, unsecretiveness, unshapeliness, unsightliness, unsophisticatedness, unsophistication, unsuppression, unsuspiciousness, untaciturnity, unwariness, vapidity, vernacular, visibility, visibility unlimited, visibility zero