- simplistic (adj.)
- "simple, plain, not compound," 1844, from simple (adj.) + -istic. From 1867 as "over-simple, trying to explain too much by a single principle." Also (1860) "of or pertaining to simples" (herbs used in healing, medicine of one ingredient only; the notion being that each herb possesses a particular virtue, thus a "simple" remedy), from simplist "one who studies simples" (1590s; see simple (adj.)) + -ic.
- 1. He hit back angrily, saying such remarks were childishly simplistic.
- 2. He has a simplistic view of the treatment of eczema.
- 3. Critics may complain that the novel's central conceit is rather simplistic.
- 4. The whole process is flawed because the logic behind the questions is too simplistic.
- 5. It is perhaps worthwhile to use a simplistic model.
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