oversimplified love

Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective simplified excessively so as to distort or misrepresent; -- of facts, assertions, or communications. Contrasted with overcomplicated.

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  • adjective Having been simplified to the point where important information is not conveyed.
  • verb Past participle of oversimplify

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Examples

  • At the (again oversimplified) average rate of 84¢/therm, that means we're saving about $4.71 a day now.

    Living in Dryden: Energy efficiency saves lots of cash

  • At the (again oversimplified) average rate of 84¢/therm, that means we're saving about $4.71 a day now.

    Living in Dryden: January 2004 Archives

  • I would like to discuss in oversimplified terms the paradox of freedom and of regulation in our society and relate this to what I consider to be a tragic loss of faith in the virtues of liberal education.

    Education, Freedom and Regulation

  • It is a very complicated doctrine; in oversimplified terms, the system encourages the practitioner to progress through the control of six stages, called chakras, of body-mind coordination.

    LSD and the Third Eye

  • Her information was described as "oversimplified" and "filled with downright errors and scary generalization."

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • Yes, it was Evans with whom I agree that the difference as stated was "oversimplified".

    Fr. Robert Barron on Protestantism, authority, and Cardinal Newman

  • I'd call it "oversimplified" rather than "bullshit", but I won't say you're wrong.

    Obama: "We Are One Signature Away From Ending The Iraq War"

  • He "oversimplified" the issue, or at least that is what college professors would accuse him of doing.

    A Death in the Family

  • But earlier Shulevitz mis-described Darwin's theory of natural selection as "the continual culling of less fit forms of life that drives evolution forward," ie, precisely the kind of oversimplified, easily mistaken, Spencerian formulation of evolution Darwin was trying to avoid.

    Hullabaloo

  • But earlier Shulevitz mis-described Darwin's theory of natural selection as "the continual culling of less fit forms of life that drives evolution forward," ie, precisely the kind of oversimplified, easily mistaken, Spencerian formulation of evolution Darwin was trying to avoid.

    Hullabaloo

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