semplice

[sem-pli-chey; Italian sem-plee-che]

adjective, adverb (used as a musical direction)

simple; straightforward.

Origin of semplice

1885–90; < Italian: simple; see simplicity
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British Dictionary definitions for semplice

semplice

adjective, adverb

music to be performed in a simple manner

Word Origin for semplice

Italian: simple, from Latin simplex
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