- The definition of simplistic is making complex problems appear to be more simple than they are in reality.
Simply saying "let's give food to all the hungry," is an example of a simplistic solution because solving world hungry isn't simply as easy as handing out food to everyone.
(comparative more simplistic, superlative most simplistic)
- Overly simple.
- In a manner that simplifies a concept or issue so that its nuance and complexity are lost or important details are overlooked.