plainness (n.) Old form(s): plainnesse
plain-speaking, openness, frankness
AC II.vi.78.2[Pompey to Enobarbus] Enjoy thy plainness
KL I.i.129[Lear to all, of Cordelia] Let pride, which she calls plainness, marry her
KL I.i.148[Kent to Lear] To plainness honour's bound / When majesty stoops to folly
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