2. Adverb. (non-gloss definition Used to announce or excuse an oversimplified explanation or description). ¹
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Definition of Simplistically
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Literary usage of Simplistically
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1. Oil and Gas Reserves of the Fergana Region, Uzbekistan, Tadzhikistan, and (1994)
"This is gas that was contained in discovered oil reservoirs, and was simplistically estimated by applying gas-oil ratios at the reservoir level. ..."
2. Manufacturing Systems: Foundations of World-Class Practice by Joseph A. Heim (1992)
"The model presented, almost simplistically, a series of five steps to be taken by the leadership of an organization before embarking on a significant change ..."
3. Dilemmas of Independence: Ukraine After Totalitarianism by Alexander J. Motyl (1993)
"... West to cope more actively and less simplistically with the ongoing transformations in the East. In this sense, Ukraine already is a part of Europe. ..."
4. The Clouded Lens: Persian Gulf Security and U.S. Policy by James H. Noyes (1982)
"Because Israel is viewed simplistically throughout the Arab world as a cat's-paw of US policy, drastic Israeli actions perceived as inflicting humiliation ..."
5. Eternal Possibilities: A Neutral Ground for Meaning and Existence by David Weissman (1977)
"This issue is sometimes treated simplistically, and 'settled' with the explanation that instantiations are particularized by having differing relative ..."
6. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"... Michigan Business Rev., July 1968 . . . the question cannot be simplistically or in any sense definitively answered now —Malcolm Boyd, NV Times Book ..."