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Definition of facile adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    facile

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈfæsl//
     
    (disapproving)
     
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  1. 1produced without effort or careful thought synonym glib a facile remark/generalization It seems too facile to blame everything on his mishandling of the crisis.
  2. 2[only before noun] (formal) obtained too easily and having little value a facile victory
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