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simplism

[sim-pliz-uh m] /ˈsɪm plɪz əm/
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
1880-1885
1880-85; simple + -ism
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  • We have for too long been willing to listen to the siren songs of simplism and extremism.
Word Origin and History for simplism
n.

"oversimplification," 1955, from simple (adj.) + -ism.

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