Facile

Definition: easy, shallow, or simplistic

It’s often used to mean “overly simplistic.” Someone who has a “facile solution” is not thinking about the problem hard enough.

Why I Looked It Up

I’ve been seeing this word forever. I think that I thought it mean flexible?

I can’t remember exactly where I found it, but I kept the quote, so it much have been an apologetic of some kind:

Faith is too easy, too facile.

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