plainness (n.)
plain-speaking, openness, frankness
AC II.vi.78 [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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