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From Middle French facile, from Latin facilis.

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Facile (comparative more Facile, superlative most Facile)

Positive
Facile

Comparative
more Facile

Superlative
most Facile

  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.

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Patrono:Eo-adv

  1. easily

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

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Patrono:Fr-adj-mf

  1. easy, simple

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

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facile m and f (m and f plural facili)

  1. easy
  2. cosy
  3. effortless

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facile (comparative facilius, superlative facillimē)
  1. easily

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