Definition of simpliste in English:

simpliste

(also simplist)

Pronunciation /samˈpliːst/ /sɪmˈpliːst/

noun

  • A person who takes a simplistic or partial view of something; a person who oversimplifies.

adjective

  • 1Characterized by a simplistic or partial view of something.

  • 2rare Characterized by simplicity; plain, uncomplicated, straightforward.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Harbinger. From simple + -ist, after French simpliste.