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English[]

Etymology[]

From Middle French facile, from Latin facilis.

Pronunciation[]

Adjective[]

Facile (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
Facile

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. (obsolete) Easy.
    • 1621, Robert Burton, The Anatomy of Melancholy, vol. I, New York 2001, p. 243:
      as he that is benumbed with cold sits shaking, that might relieve himself with a little exercise or stirring, do they complain, but will not use the facile and ready means to do themselves good [...].
  2. Now specifically, easy in a disparaging sense; taking minimal effort; lazy, simplistic.
    His facile approach to the task meant the best result would not be achieved.
  3. Amiable, flexible, easy to get along with.
    His facile disposition made him many friends.

Esperanto[]

Adverb[]

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  1. easily

French[]

Etymology[]

From Latin facilis (easy), from faciō (do, make).

Pronunciation[]

  • IPA: /fa.sil/, X-SAMPA: /fa.sil/
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    (file)
  • Homophones: faciles
  • Hyphenation: fa‧cile

Adjective[]

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  1. easy, simple

Antonyms[]

  • difficile

Anagrams[]

  • acefil,
  • ficela

Italian[]

Etymology[]

From Latin facilis (easy), from faciō (do, make).

Pronunciation[]

Adjective[]

facile m and f (m and f plural facili)

  1. easy
  2. cosy
  3. effortless

Related terms[]

  • facilità
  • facilitare
  • facilone

Anagrams[]

  • acefil,
  • cefali
  • fecali

Latin[]

Adverb[]

facile (comparative facilius, superlative facillimē)

  1. easily

Synonyms[]

  • faciliter

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