What does simplistic mean?

Definitions for simplisticsɪmˈplɪs tɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. simplistic(adj)

    characterized by extreme and often misleading simplicity

    "a simplistic theory of the universe"; "simplistic arguments of the ruling party"

Wiktionary

  1. simplistic(Adjective)

    Overly simple.

  2. simplistic(Adjective)

    In a manner that simplifies a concept or issue so that its nuance and complexity are lost or important details are overlooked.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Simplistic(adj)

    of or pertaining to simples, or a simplist

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of simplistic in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of simplistic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Pope Francis:

    I have heard it said that families with many children and the birth of many children are the among the causes of poverty. I think that is a simplistic opinion.

  2. Neil Dwane:

    Nevertheless, we would expect a markdown of EZ (eurozone) banks in particular as they have been recent strong performers and clear beneficiaries of the rather simplistic 'Europe is recovering' reflation trade.

  3. Nadine Gordimer:

    Art is on the side of the oppressed. Think before you shudder at the simplistic dictum and its heretical definition of the freedom of art. For if art is freedom of the spirit, how can it exist within the oppressors?

  4. Bobby Jindal:

    It's not going to be the last time anyone says something stupid within our party, but it can't be tolerated within our party, we've also had enough of this dumbed-down conservatism. We need to stop being simplistic, we need to trust the intelligence of the American people and we need to stop insulting the intelligence of the voters.

  5. Vincent Cassel:

    As she's a female director and I played along with a woman, who's also a director, I didn't want this guy to end up being the bastard of the story and the woman a victim, it has never been in Maiwenn's plans to be that radical and simplistic but at some times I would say,' No, no, it's not possible. Guys -- put yourself in our shoes, it's not easy.' .

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