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Friday phrase: sancta simplicitas

sancta simplicitas
foreign term sanc·ta sim·pli·ci·tas \ˌsäŋk-tä-sim-ˈpli-ki-ˌtäs\


: holy simplicity —often used ironically in reference to another's naïveté

Etymology:

Latin

Example:

Jan Hus supposedly made this exclamation during his execution, I remember from middle school history class (see link for details)
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