Definition of facilely in English:



  • See facile

    • ‘It is important to remember that areas not inhabited by humans for the most part - what some would facilely call ‘natural environments’ - can be extremely hazardous, sometimes more so than urban areas (for those not accustomed to them).’
    • ‘The imperative that man exercise mastery over technical development is facilely accepted by everyone.’
    • ‘Bernstein cautioned against facilely equating computational ability with human, subjective qualities to which rights traditionally adhere.’
    • ‘Radosh's newest book can't be as facilely dismissed as one might like.’
    • ‘He, and others who had already learned the language, taught the other classmates how to communicate more facilely.’