simplism

[sim-pliz-uhm]
noun
1.
exaggerated simplicity, as in concentrating on a single aspect or factor of a problem or situation while disregarding others; oversimplification: The senator is given to simplism in dealing with international issues.
2.
an act or instance of oversimplifying: to offer simplisms instead of analyses.

Origin:
1880–85; simple + -ism

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simplistic (sɪmˈplɪstɪk)
 
adj
1.  characterized by extreme simplicity; naive
2.  oversimplifying complex problems; making unrealistically simple judgments or analyses
 
usage  Since simplistic already has too as part of its meaning, it is tautologous to talk about something being too simplistic or over-simplistic
 
'simplism
 
n
 
sim'plistically
 
adv

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We have for too long been willing to listen to the siren songs of simplism and extremism.
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