simple vs simplistic

simple simplistic

Definitions

  • 1) A medicinal plant or the medicine obtained from it.
  • 2) In French boston, or in heart solo, the winning of five tricks with a partner.
  • 3) In division loo, a pool which has been put up by the dealer alone. Pools which have been contributed to by players who have been looed are double pools.
  • 4) Lowly in condition or rank.
  • 5) Not pretentious, guileful, or deceitful; humble or sincere.
  • 6) Having or composed of only one thing, element, or part.
  • 7) Having few parts or features; not complicated or elaborate.
  • 8) Music Being without figuration or elaboration.
  • 9) Having little or no ornamentation; not embellished or adorned: synonym: plain.
  • 10) Being without additions or modifications; mere.
  • 11) Biology Having no divisions or branches; not compound.
  • 12) Having or showing little intelligence, education, or experience: synonym: naive.
  • 13) Easy to understand, do, or carry out: synonym: easy.
  • 14) Not characterized by luxury or elaborate commitments.
  • 15) Amonomial.

Definitions

  • 1) In a manner that simplifies a concept or issue so that its nuance and complexity are lost or important details are overlooked.
  • 2) obsolete Of or relating to simples, or medicinal herbs.
  • 3) Overly simple.
  • 4) rare Of or pertaining to simples, or a simplist.
  • 5) characterized by extreme and often misleading simplicity

Examples

  • 1) Tomatoes are simple to plant and nurture and can thrive in any sunny spot.
  • 2) The format is simple and easy to pick up.
  • 3) We can reduce this to a simpler equation.
  • 4) Single hormone control is nice in medical textbooks but matters are rarely that simple in life.
  • 5) The simple solution to this plague is to ban cash payments in the metal recycling industry.
  • 6) The life he has crafted for himself there is a simple one.
  • 7) There are two simple reasons why people in football favour more matches.
  • 8) The knowledge organization is far more complex than the simple "line" organization it is replacing.
  • 9) These simple wooden huts provide guests with an idyllic getaway on a peaceful lake surrounded by woods.
  • 10) This is not a simple question to answer.
  • 11) The simple problem is too many cars are being produced for too few buyers.
  • 12) To begin with it all looked quite simple.
  • 13) Most of the advice is simple but transformative.
  • 14) This reflects the simple fact that demand has vastly outstripped supply.
  • 15) This is by no means simple to pin down.
  • 16) The reason why food is diverted prematurely to power plants is simple.
  • 17) The first steps should be simple and easy to accomplish.
  • 18) And it would make life simpler for us all.
  • 19) Or is this too simple a solution?
  • 20) Some simple ones are discussed in this book.
  • 21) It works well with both simple and complex flavours.
  • 22) There is a simple way to diagnose most cardiac abnormalities.
  • 23) The simple answer to this question is yes.
  • 24) Losing weight is a simple equation.
  • 25) There's a simple astronomical reason for this subject of endless fascination.
  • 26) ‘The notes are simple and are easily understandable even to a common man.’
  • 27) ‘The first five steps are really very simple and can easily avert a potential disaster.’
  • 28) ‘The order should be expressed in simple terms, easily understood even by those who, like the appellant, are not very bright.’
  • 29) ‘The language used by the insurance broker should be simple and easily understood by the man on the street.’
  • 30) ‘We do need to have legislation written in a more simple and easily understood form.’
  • 31) ‘The brief called for simple solutions, easily adaptable to diverse and complex uses.’
  • 32) ‘The solution is simple - to understand what an angel is looking for and then structure the presentation accordingly.’
  • 33) ‘The stack is not tiring, fun to play, and its simple patterns are easily understood.’
  • 34) ‘It's a solution so simple and elegant it's hard to believe someone hasn't thought of it sooner.’
  • 35) ‘The key lies in understanding what causes miliaria and following the simple steps to prevent it.’
  • 36) ‘The rules for surrendering are simple to understand but are deceptively difficult to put into practice.’
  • 37) ‘Although this idea is conceptually simple, it presents a large political challenge.’
  • 38) ‘Why would Hersh write something so easily disproved by simple access to the source document?’
  • 39) ‘Independence in Europe was not presented in simple constitutionalist terms but in policy-relevant terms.’
  • 40) ‘Fingerprints are different: they are simple to use and easily checked.’
  • 41) ‘Mortars are easily transportable and very simple to set up, fire and then dismantle.’
  • 42) ‘The solution to all this complexity cannot be more complexity; we must find a more elegant and simple solution.’
  • 43) ‘Unfortunately none of those journalists present raised such a simple question.’
  • 44) ‘Present Gabrielle with a simple query and her mouth goes into overdrive.’
  • 45) ‘Who would have ever invented such a complicated way of presenting something so simple?’
  • 46) ‘All the fundamental paradoxes are true for one simple reason: they are truths.’
  • 47) ‘I should not have had to cross the world to discover something as simple and fundamental as this.’
  • 48) ‘This looks to me more like a boom driven by very simple fundamentals.’
  • 49) ‘The simple reason for this is that too much emphasis is placed on physical fitness to the detriment of skills and team play.’
  • 50) ‘Why in the world could not the Senate agree to that rather straightforward, simple statement?’
  • 51) ‘But matters pertaining to the Korean peninsula are rarely simple and straightforward.’
  • 52) ‘He slid under my guard and kicked me straight through anger into simple depression.’
  • 53) ‘There are times you have to go and battle, it is as simple and straightforward as that.’
  • 54) ‘At any other time she would have done the exact same, made an excuse as to why she didn't make him apologise, when in truth the reason was quite simple.’
  • 55) ‘The whole thing was shaping up to be a rather simple, straightforward affair.’
  • 56) ‘Also, we are able to utilise him straight away to prevent simple situations from developing into nightmares.’
  • 57) ‘The simple truth is that we can't have it all all the time.’
  • 58) ‘The reason for this is simple: mice are not small furry humans.’
  • 59) ‘The simple truth is, soaps are like a comfy old pair of slippers; warming and familiar, always there for you when you get home from work.’
  • 60) ‘The reason was simple: If you had somebody on the beach, your boat was defenseless.’
  • 61) ‘This simple truth lies at the core of the need for fair and rational government regulation of industry.’
  • 62) ‘And no one knows how many children in our schools are there illegally for a simple reason.’
  • 63) ‘The ‘eye’ could not see any of the bombings for the simple reason that tall buildings block it.’
  • 64) ‘Why they are kept unwillingly or in my certainty willingly kept from presenting just the simple facts.’
  • 65) ‘Very often the information sought could be obtained through a simple telephone call.’
  • 66) ‘All furniture forms were plain in design with simple or no surface decoration.’
  • 67) ‘The entire layout is extremely basic and simple, designed to allow gamers to get in and out quickly.’
  • 68) ‘The other features a modern look with simple designs in black white and silver.’
  • 69) ‘It was a simple plain white envelope with Yoshiki written in gold on the front.’
  • 70) ‘This can be seen in stainless steel or brushed aluminium in uncomplicated, unadorned and simple shapes.’
  • 71) ‘It was a ship of classic, simple design, like a flattened salmon, twenty yards long, very clean, very sleek.’
  • 72) ‘The kitchen and bathroom are stark white, very simple and linear, but it creates a nice balance.’
  • 73) ‘But the move from simple designs to the elaborate portraits was a long process.’
  • 74) ‘True to its period, it has a simple design and is built of stone, with most of the house covered in gleaming white harling.’
  • 75) ‘Cabin design is simple and modern, and finished in good quality materials.’
  • 76) ‘Learn how to create a cross between a quilt and a pillow using simple patchwork designs.’
  • 77) ‘Inside the box was a band of white gold, a plain, simple band, with a single, simply cut diamond on it.’
  • 78) ‘In fact, until recently, it has long been considered that the greenback dollar was a defective note, so simple in design that it was easy to fake.’
  • 79) ‘It's a nice, simple site design and the posts are pithy and interesting.’
  • 80) ‘Dressed in a simple and austere white, the students filled the auditorium with their stirring songs.’
  • 81) ‘The simple white walls and clean lines of the store, he says, have the effect of allowing you to see the products clearly.’
  • 82) ‘The simple design means assembly at the Romanian plant is done almost entirely without robots.’
  • 83) ‘The dashboard is clean and simple in design, with all the instruments in a single binnacle directly in front of the driver.’
  • 84) ‘The black suit he was wearing was simple but enough to emphasize his lean body.’
  • 85) ‘The pale yellow dress she wore was simple enough, a straight cut with a laced up back and only one shoulder strap.’
  • 86) ‘They lived a similar humble and simple life, before both being assassinated by the British Royal Family.’
  • 87) ‘He was a quiet unassuming man with simple tastes and was dedicated to his greyhounds and track.’
  • 88) ‘These leaders, unlike Jesus, who was humble and simple, are the affluent lot.’
  • 89) ‘There is something mysterious about the depiction of a simple, humble home.’
  • 90) ‘Edward was a quiet, honest, simple American who had always protested his innocence.’
  • 91) ‘He has called on a simple and humble life, following the traditions of the Franciscan Order.’
  • 92) ‘It is a small, intimate and humble place where a simple congregation once gathered for spiritual sustenance.’
  • 93) ‘She was so simple and unpretentious that most people who met her had no idea of the depth of her inner life.’
  • 94) ‘For despite the artist's romantic wishful thinking, his rustic Bretons were no simple peasants.’
  • 95) ‘We're quiet, simple folk here, show some respect will you?’
  • 96) ‘Despite their riches, the inhabitants of Madhapura are unassuming and lead a simple lifestyle.’
  • 97) ‘The voice is unaffectedly simple, warm and kind although sometimes a little sad.’
  • 98) ‘Living in the shadow of Newgate Prison, Sweeney Todd tries to carve out a quiet and simple life as a barber.’
  • 99) ‘Mole is a creature of great loyalty and peace, satisfied to live a quiet and simple life.’
  • 100) ‘Life at the monastery is simple, with a handful of monks beginning each day with prayers and meditation.’
  • 101) ‘Like the movie they are associated with, the trio too is unassuming, down-to-earth and simple.’
  • 102) ‘Live a simple and a temperate life, that you may give all your powers to your profession.’
  • 103) ‘In it he determined the minimal simple finite groups, this is to say, the simple groups whose proper subgroups are solvable.’
  • 104) ‘Galois then shows that the non-abelian simple group of smallest order has order 60.’
  • 105) ‘He searched for finite simple groups and in an 1892 paper he showed that all simple groups up to order 200 are already known.’
  • 106) ‘A finite sporadic simple group is a finite simple group which is not a member of one of the standard infinite families.’
  • 107) ‘Leech is, however, best known for the Leech lattice which gives rise to three sporadic simple groups.’
  • 108) ‘Painters like Vermeer traced images from convex mirrors and simple lenses - thus the hand in the camera.’
  • 109) ‘The biaxial scanning mechanism and the simple objective lenses are the key features.’
  • 110) ‘Petzval produced an achromatic portrait lens that was vastly superior to the simple meniscus lens then in use.’
  • 111) ‘He used a simple microscope, although compound microscopes were available at the time.’
  • 112) ‘Photograph by Allan Mills of a rectangular grid of lines on a white board, taken using a simple convex lens.’
  • 113) ‘The interest rolls up in the units you buy, so you actually get capital gain on your units rather than simple interest.’
  • 114) ‘Bankers charged simple interest, with interest capitalised at intervals.’
  • 115) ‘They gave her simple interest on it and they absolved her of her liability for the occupation rent.’
  • 116) ‘Equity awarded simple interest at a time when courts of law had no right under common law or statute to award any interest.’
  • 117) ‘The lender would then sue and only be entitled to simple interest on the judgment.’
  • 118) ‘The woodlands were a reservoir of fuel; they were a larder of delicacies; a medicine chest of simples and cures.’
  • 119) ‘The poetic and medical arts - not disease - flourish in gardens: their cool shade and sacred laurel trees give shelter to Apollo's inspirational Muses, and their plants furnish powerful pharmaceutical simples to combat disease.’
  • 120) ‘Tia Aria showed me the garden where herbs medicinal and herbs amatory went into the making of her famous simples.’
  • 121) ‘Won't you come back to Wittenberg and heal the sick with your drugs and simples as you did before?’
  • 122) ‘By all means, start by sampling some simples and get familiar with the various teas.’
  • 123) ‘They provide us with good service and they deserve to get paid for it. simple!’
  • 124) ‘You'll notice my daily numbers and annual averages don't match. simple — this site took three months to really get rolling.’
  • 125) ‘To grow old with him and see the kids grow old and have their lives, that's all I want. simple.’
  • 126) ‘If it's not legal for you to get something, you don't get it. simple.’
  • 127) ‘I will stop writing about it if you stop doing it. simple.’
  • 128) ‘If the price is reduced, I buy more. simple.’
  • 129) ‘They play because they love the game. simple.’
  • 130) ‘It's your newsletter, so send in your caving news — simple!’
  • 131) ‘If he closes only half the quangos, then statistically, although he'll half upset both quango likers and haters, he stands the best chance of maximising votes — simple!’
  • 132) ‘People often ask what they can do to help out around here. simple! Get involved in the forum.’

Examples

  • 1) The line is fine between simple and simplistic.
  • 2) That may be far too simplistic a narrative.
  • 3) The simplistic solution seems to lie on the par fives.
  • 4) It is too lazy and simplistic to say that the politicians in question are simply useless.
  • 5) We sometimes hear the simplistic view that more competition means less potential for investment.
  • 6) He comes across as simple without being simplistic.
  • 7) North-South is a common way of dividing them but it is far too simplistic.
  • 8) Some of their slogans can seem almost as simplistic as those of the protesters.
  • 9) This seemed to be a very simplistic view.
  • 10) It would be far too simplistic to argue that football killed him.
  • 11) The naff lyrics of karaoke anthems make an amusing vehicle for their simplistic world view.
  • 12) Real memories nicely counterpoint any simplistic views of bygone mores.
  • 13) It is not too simplistic to say that one good win could turn the whole thing around again.
  • 14) That is an excessively simplistic view.
  • 15) But the issues are not that simple, or simplistic.
  • 16) And it may seem obvious and simplistic, but characters like that are just rich to play.
  • 17) It is also simplistic to say it is all about Adrian.
  • 18) This is far too simplistic; most heroin addicts have long criminal histories before they take heroin.
  • 19) It's far too simplistic to say that.
  • 20) But it is too simplistic to say it was all down to Eddie.
  • 21) It is therefore far too simplistic to regard complementary medicine as a single thing, opposed to an equally homogeneous orthodox approach.
  • 22) The rant that'the elites have stolen all the power' seems too simplistic.
  • 23) The entries are crisp and precise; simple without being simplistic, accessible without being condescending.
  • 24) It seems basic, it seems simplistic, but it is an absolutely huge factor.
  • 25) The CPMA put forward a motion rejecting the replacement of existing councillors by what it called a simplistic system whereby half the councillors were appointed by the civics and other half by non-statutary organisations.
  • 26) Does any one know if there are any Arab techno thriller writers out there, writing books where we are, in simplistic terms, the bad guys?
  • 27) I have a soft spot for artwork that either is or looks like watercolor, even in simplistic form.
  • 28) And please spare me the condescending canard about "culture war mode" and seeing things in simplistic "left/right" mode.
  • 29) Right wingers are all great on saying no to things, or mocking them in simplistic ways.
  • 30) It doesn't bode well that so many people are still mired in simplistic views.
  • 31) Wilson you know absolutely nothing about the environmental movement, so instead you peddle in simplistic lies, instead of educating yourself and debating them on any sort of intellectual level.
  • 32) For those, like Ryan, who atttempt to deligitimize the “pro-torture” (and to even say that is silly, no one relishes torture) in simplistic and casual ways is blithely ignorant … moral clarity aside, ones personal decisions take on much more significance when those decisions effect millions of others in, possibly, profound ways.
  • 33) Mr. Bruni is right that secular modes of thought and life, not just religious ones, are often characterized by simplistic, doctrinaire and magical thinking.
  • 34) Well yeah Leefeller, it could be simple survival, at least if you prefer that one-term simplistic answer to the question rather than my one word answer.
  • 35) ‘That is not a threat; it is the reality of treating a complex issue in a very simplistic way.’
  • 36) ‘It is simplistic to treat strategic choice just as the logical comparison of strategic options.’
  • 37) ‘The research is an attempt to move away from simplistic polarisation and address the more complex issues.’
  • 38) ‘I know that naive and simplistic but I just feel that while these trees and plants are nice they are out of context.’
  • 39) ‘Thus, in the same week, he can offer two stunningly simplistic views of social complexity.’
  • 40) ‘He treated us as children, he told us a simplistic fairy story laced with cheap flattery.’
  • 41) ‘Perhaps I am being a tad simplistic here, obviously there's the issue of passive smoking.’
  • 42) ‘I know that sounds simplistic, but it's hard to describe in more complex terms!’
  • 43) ‘This is probably a simplistic take on the importance of the issue by both parties.’
  • 44) ‘Drug misuse is too complex a problem to be solved with a simplistic, zero tolerance approach.’
  • 45) ‘Quantum mechanics contradicts the notion of real only if one takes a naive, simplistic view of reality.’
  • 46) ‘It raises these issues in a dramatic and involving way without ever becoming simplistic and is well worth seeing.’
  • 47) ‘Admittedly, this is a simplistic analogy, but it captures the essence of the issue.’
  • 48) ‘It was lame, it was dumb, and it was simplistic, but we loved it if only because it was something that we were doing with a friend.’
  • 49) ‘For, even by his simplistic hypothesis, it is difficult to tell in which half Floyd lies.’
  • 50) ‘Yet it would appear even that even this explanation is too simplistic.’
  • 51) ‘He believes that this simplistic art form came into being only to develop the aesthetic sense.’
  • 52) ‘I know it is simplistic, but I wish everyone, everywhere, could live harmoniously.’
  • 53) ‘There is a lot of paradoxes, and a simplistic judgment can be very badly wrong.’
  • 54) ‘It's an overly simplistic label, one that has stopped us wanting to open up her box and see what's really inside.’
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