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simplistic

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adjective sim·plis·tic \sim-ˈplis-tik\

Simple Definition of simplistic

  • : too simple : not complete or thorough enough : not treating or considering all possibilities or parts

Full Definition of simplistic

  1. 1 :  simple

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or characterized by simplism :  oversimple <adequate, if occasionally simplistic, historical background — Harlow Robinson>

sim·plis·ti·cal·ly play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of simplistic

  1. a simplistic approach to a complicated problem

  2. His interpretation of the theory was too simplistic.



Circa 1881

First Known Use of simplistic

circa 1881


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