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Synonyms for facile
ˈfæs ɪl; esp. Brit. -aɪl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. facile(adj)

    arrived at without due care or effort; lacking depth

    "too facile a solution for so complex a problem"

    Synonyms:
    silver-tongued, silver, smooth-spoken, eloquent, fluent

    Antonyms:
    effortful, unarticulate, inarticulate, profound

  2. facile(adj)

    performing adroitly and without effort

    "a facile hand"

    Synonyms:
    silver-tongued, silver, smooth-spoken, eloquent, fluent

    Antonyms:
    effortful, inarticulate, profound, unarticulate

  3. eloquent, facile, fluent, silver, silver-tongued, smooth-spoken(adj)

    expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively

    "able to dazzle with his facile tongue"; "silver speech"

    Synonyms:
    argent, silverish, silvery, liquid, eloquent, silver, fluent, smooth-spoken, silver-tongued, silvern, smooth, fluid

    Antonyms:
    inarticulate, profound, effortful, unarticulate

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. facile

    Synonyms:
    easy, light, pleasant, slight, trifling, trivial

    Antonyms:
    arduous, difficult, exhausting, hard, laborious, onerous, severe, toilsome, trying

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. facile

    Synonyms:
    docile, tractable, manageable, indulgent, weak, irresolute, easy, affable, flexible, characterless, pliable

    Antonyms:
    sturdy, obstinate, determined, resolute, pig-headed, crusty, inflexible, self-willed, independent, self-reliant

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. facile(a.)

    Synonyms:
    easy, not difficult, not hard

  2. facile(a.)

    Synonyms:
    mild, courteous, affable, not haughty, not austere

  3. facile(a.)

    Synonyms:
    pliant, pliable, flexible, ductile, yielding, tractable, manageable, easily persuaded

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    easy, superficial, simplistic

How to use facile in a sentence?

  1. Charles de LEUSSE:

    Easy to break mirror; less easy to see oneself. (Facile de casser le miroir; - Moins facile de s’y voir.)

  2. Steve Herz:

    Countries that don't want an outcome can no longer make a facile argument that they will just lose market share to China.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    La route du succès ne est jamais aussi facile à naviguer. Conduisez avec passion et compassion, et vous aurez sûrement plus vite à obtenir.

  4. Chris Cillizza:

    It’s facile. It shows an actual lack of understanding of reality tv( ca n’t believe I ’m typing that). It’s mediocre. It’s a time when viewers need to understand what’s going on at the highest levels of [ government ].

  5. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    il est très facile de parler pour parler. Beaucoup de gens parlent même de la marche, mais seulement quelques-uns la marche à pied. l'action parle toujours plus fort et plus clair que de simples mots. exercer devant vous prêchez, et créer des exemples de vie solides pour d'autres à suivre - par vos actions remarquables au lieu de citations impressionnantes et philosophies prédication. Bonne chance!

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