The word “facile” has 2 syllables: fa-cile.

It's pronounced as /ˈfæsɪl/.

What is synonym and antonym for facile?

In the thesaurus, “facile” has 9 synonyms and 27 antonyms.

Here are synonyms and antonyms for facile along with examples of usage in sentences.

Synonyms for facile

Antonyms for facile

  • arduous
  • broad
  • complete
  • comprehensive
  • deep
  • definitive
  • demanding
  • difficult
  • exacting
  • extensive
  • formidable
  • general
  • grueling
  • hard
  • herculean
  • killer
  • laborious
  • murderous
  • penetrating
  • profound
  • rough
  • severe
  • stiff
  • strenuous
  • toilsome
  • tough
  • wide

Meanings of facile

  • adjective
    1. Easy, now especially in a disparaging sense; contemptibly easy.
    2. Amiable, flexible, easy to get along with.
    3. Effortless, fluent (of work, abilities etc.).
    4. Lazy, simplistic (especially of explanations, discussions etc.).
    5. Of a reaction or other process, taking place readily.

Example Sentences

  • His facile grasp of complex concepts made him a valuable asset to the research team.
  • She provided a facile solution to the problem, simplifying the entire process.
  • The author's facile writing style made the novel accessible to a wide range of readers.
  • Despite the challenging circumstances, he displayed a facile ability to adapt and find solutions.
  • The student's facile completion of the advanced math problems impressed the entire class.

On this page you'll find 36 synonyms, antonyms, or another words to facile, such as: arduous, broad, cheap, complete, comprehensive, deep, definitive.

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