Commonly misused words: Simplistic

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Commonly misused words: Simplistic

You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means…

Simplistic: Dumbed down, over simplified.

Simple: Easy; and in a plain English context, no loss of meaning.

You don’t want to make things ‘simplistic’. You want them to be ‘simple’!

I do not think that word means what you think it means...
By | 2017-05-19T08:20:57+00:00 February 24th, 2015|Misused words|1 Comment

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  1. […] Sorry, had to get that off my chest. This drives me nearly as mental as hearing people say ‘simplistic’ when they mean ‘simple’. […]

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