Need another word that means the same as “simplistic”? Find 6 synonyms and 30 related words for “simplistic” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Simplistic” are: facile, superficial, oversimple, oversimplified, schematic, black and white
Simplistic as an Adjective
Definitions of "Simplistic" as an adjective
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “simplistic” as an adjective can have the following definitions:
- Characterized by extreme and often misleading simplicity.
- Treating complex issues and problems as if they were much simpler than they really are.
Synonyms of "Simplistic" as an adjective (6 Words)
|black and white||Without cream or sugar.|
|facile||(of a person) having a superficial or simplistic knowledge or approach.|
A facile hand.
|oversimple||Lacking sophistication and subtlety.|
An oversimple theory of human nature.
|oversimplified||Simplified to such an extent that a distorted impression is given.|
An oversimplified view of human personality.
|schematic||(of thought, ideas, etc.) simplistic or formulaic in character.|
|superficial||Not thorough, deep, or complete; cursory.|
Only superficial differences.
Usage Examples of "Simplistic" as an adjective
- Simplistic arguments of the ruling party.
- A simplistic theory of the universe.
- Simplistic solutions.
Associations of "Simplistic" (30 Words)
|artless||Lacking art or knowledge.|
An artless literary masterpiece.
|banal||So lacking in originality as to be obvious and boring.|
Songs with banal repeated words.
|banality||The fact or condition of being banal; unoriginality.|
There is an essential banality to the story he tells.
|boring||Not interesting; tedious.|
I ve got a boring job in an office.
|bromide||A reproduction or piece of typesetting on bromide paper.|
Feel good bromides create the illusion of problem solving.
|cliche||A trite or obvious remark.|
|commonplace||A notable passage in a work copied into a commonplace book.|
His remarks were trite and commonplace.
|crude||Belonging to an early stage of technical development characterized by simplicity and often crudeness.|
The ship was carrying 80 000 tonnes of crude.
|dichotomy||A division or contrast between two things that are or are represented as being opposed or entirely different.|
The dichotomy between eastern and western culture.
|easy||With ease easy is sometimes used informally for easily.|
We all scared real easy in those days.
|gauche||Lacking social polish.|
Too gauche to leave the room when the conversation became intimate.
|generalization||Transfer of a response learned to one stimulus to a similar stimulus.|
He was making sweeping generalizations.
|hackneyed||Repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse.|
Hackneyed old sayings.
|median||Denoting the middle term or mean of the middle two terms of a series arranged in order of magnitude For example the median number of the series 55 62 76 85 93 is 76.|
The median income for the year was 15 000.
|mediocrity||A person of second-rate ability or value.|
The team suddenly came good after years of mediocrity.
|monotony||Sameness of pitch or tone in a sound or utterance.|
Depression flattens the voice almost to monotony.
|ordinary||Not exceptional in any way especially in quality or ability or size or degree.|
It was just an ordinary evening.
|overcome||Overcome usually through no fault or weakness of the person that is overcome.|
She was obviously overcome with excitement.
|platitude||A remark or statement, especially one with a moral content, that has been used too often to be interesting or thoughtful.|
She began uttering liberal platitudes.
|rural||Living in or characteristic of farming or country life.|
Unpaved rural roads.
|rustic||Characteristic of rural life.|
Rustic stone walls.
|shopworn||Worn or faded from being on display in a store.|
Shopworn merchandise at half price.
|simple||Of very low intelligence.|
Camcorders are now so simple to operate.
|timeworn||Repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse.|
Parroting some timeworn axiom.
|trite||Repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse.|
This point may now seem obvious and trite.
|unexceptional||Not special in any way.|
An unexceptional movie.
|unremarkable||Not particularly interesting or surprising.|
An unremarkable house.
|unsophisticated||Lacking refined worldly knowledge or tastes.|
An unsophisticated young man.
|untutored||Lacking in schooling.|
The species are all much the same to the untutored eye.