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LampPro Tip 1/3
Overgeneralization AlertPlay
Use 'simplistic' to criticize views or solutions that are too general and ignore complexities. SlideLabeling the protest as a matter of right versus wrong is overly simplistic.
LampPro Tip 2/3
Not a ComplimentPlay
'Simplistic' often implies that something is overly simple and may suggest a lack of intelligence or insight. SlideHis simplistic answer to the problem made him appear unprepared.
LampPro Tip 3/3
Critical TonePlay
Using 'simplistic' indicates that you believe something requires a more sophisticated understanding. SlideCalling their plan simplistic, she demanded a more detailed strategy.