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sɪmˈplɪs tɪksim·plis·tic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. simplisticadjective

    characterized by extreme and often misleading simplicity

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

Wiktionary

  1. simplisticadjective

    Overly simple.

  2. simplisticadjective

    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. Simplisticadjective

    of or pertaining to simples, or a simplist

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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

Examples of simplistic in a Sentence

  1. Valerie Fox:

    We're seeing an evolution in the ancient lake environment recorded in these rocks, it wasn't just a static lake. It's helping us move from a simplistic view of Mars going from wet to dry. Instead of a linear process, the history of water was more complicated.

  2. Derek Aberle:

    You have to step back and say why is that and would a separation actually solve whatever the underlying issues are that are creating the current valuation?, you have to be careful that it's not too simplistic an analysis.

  3. Mark Ruge:

    The statements about the Jones Act in the (former IMF economists') report are overly simplistic, completely one-sided, and just plain wrong.

  4. 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?

  5. Fernando Belaunzaran:

    Even though his rhetoric is very simplistic, it's effective, people are still giving him the benefit of the doubt. But a time will come when reality bites.

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