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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"

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

    effortful, unarticulate, inarticulate, profound

  2. facile(adj)

    performing adroitly and without effort

    "a facile hand"

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

    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"

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

    inarticulate, profound, effortful, unarticulate

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. facile

    easy, light, pleasant, slight, trifling, trivial

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. facile

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. facile(a.)

    easy, not difficult, not hard

  2. facile(a.)

    mild, courteous, affable, not haughty, not austere

  3. facile(a.)

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

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  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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