[ UK /sɪmplˈɪstɪk/ ]
[ US /sɪmˈpɫɪstɪk/ ]
  1. characterized by extreme and often misleading simplicity
    a simplistic theory of the universe
    simplistic arguments of the ruling party
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How To Use simplistic In A Sentence

  • We should also not make the rather simplistic assumption that co-residence implies a strong bond between relatives.
  • At the outset, a solution to Bangalore's clogging drains can't be that simplistic.
  • With all due respect, I think that your perspective here is horribly simplistic, uncomfortably mis-targeted (to the point of near endorsement), and quite diversionary from the essential core issue. Oaxaca to Guadalajara: The good.. the bad.. & the ugly
  • The Greek middle classes fare not much better in Tsiolkas's simplistic, one-dimensional portrayal.
  • When news was presented in a sensational form, it certainly evokes simplistic responses.
  • Everything is done with exaggerated slowness, which seems a rather cheap way of adding profundity to some fairly simplistic ideas about war not being a very good thing.
  • 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. Can We Drop The Global Warming Pretense Now? Please? « Unambiguously Ambidextrous
  • Bringing it back to Freshwater: it looks as though he was given a simplistic test scheme which he could game by playing the short-term rote memorisation card with his classes, while pandering to his own religious prejudices. Freshwater: The Board's rebuttal case - The Panda's Thumb
  • Conflict has simplistically been blamed on stock-thieves, but police have also been accused of taking sies, and Mhlaba has alleged organised crime and politics also fueled the conflict. ANC Daily News Briefing
  • We question simplistic quantitative measures-based on Gross Domestic Product-of which countries are to qualify for debt cancellation.
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