Examples of reductive in a Sentence
a reductive interpretation of the theory
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Therapy can be a tricky, even reductive thing to dramatize, but if the AA scenes run a bit long, Van Sant gives them a vivid open-endedness: Every answer and breakthrough brings with it another question.
Bezrukova’s work has been criticized for being demographically reductive.
For others, however, labels can feel confining and reductive.
During the time the play opened and the movie was released, Stonewall happened and what was a revolutionary, unprecedented exploration of the gay male psyche became a reductive and somewhat backward looking romp through these characters’ lives.
Children’s literature is often criticized as simplistic or reductive, portraying an unrealistic polarization between good and evil.
The reductive media glare prompted the actress to back out of the spotlight completely a decade ago, the actress told Gwyneth Paltrow at the Goop In Health Summit Saturday.
If the setup seems a bit reductive and possibly condescending, just wait.
Trump’s limited vocabulary reflects a limited intellectual capacity that gives way to reductive solutions to big problems and tribal phobias that pit us against one another.
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REDUCTIVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of reductive for English Language Learners
: dealing with or describing something complicated in a simple or too simple way
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