Associations to the word «Facile»
FACILE, adjective. Easy, now especially in a disparaging sense; contemptibly easy. [from 15th c.]
FACILE, adjective. (now rare) Amiable, flexible, easy to get along with. [from 16th c.]
FACILE, adjective. Effortless, fluent (of work, abilities etc.). [from 17th c.]
FACILE, adjective. Lazy, simplistic (especially of explanations, discussions etc.). [from 19th c.]
FACILE, adjective. (chemistry) Of a reaction or other process, taking place readily.
FACILE, adjective. Arrived at without due care or effort; lacking depth; "too facile a solution for so complex a problem".
FACILE, adjective. Performing adroitly and without effort; "a facile hand".
FACILE, adjective. Expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively; "able to dazzle with his facile tongue"; "silver speech".
The chief virtue that language can have is clearness, and nothing detracts from it so much as the use of unfamiliar words.