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Adjective facile has 3 senses


facilea. [L. facilis, prop., capable of being done or made, hence, facile, easy, fr. facere to make, do: cf. F. facile. Srr Fact, and cf. Faculty.].
  •  Easy to be done or performed: not difficult; performable or attainable with little labor.  [1913 Webster]
    "Order . . . will render the work facile and delightful."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Easy to be surmounted or removed; easily conquerable; readily mastered.  [1913 Webster]
    "The facile gates of hell too slightly barred."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Easy of access or converse; mild; courteous; not haughty, austere, or distant; affable; complaisant.  [1913 Webster]
    "I meant she should be courteous, facile, sweet."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Easily persuaded to good or bad; yielding; ductile to a fault; pliant; flexible.  [1913 Webster]
    "Since Adam, and his facile consort Eve,
    Lost Paradise, deceived by me.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "This is treating Burns like a child, a person of so facile a disposition as not to be trusted without a keeper on the king's highway."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Ready; quick; expert; as, he is facile in expedients; he wields a facile pen.


facile, adj. usu. derog.
1 easily achieved but of little value.
2 (of speech, writing, etc.) fluent, ready, glib.

facilely adv. facileness n.
F facile or L facilis f. facere do



Mickey Mouse, adaptable, adroit, apt, bendable, bending, biddable, bright, casual, clear, clever, compliant, cursory, cushy, deft, dexterous, dib, docile, ductile, easy, easy as pie, educable, effortless, elastic, elegant, extensible, extensile, fabricable, fictile, flexible, flexile, flexuous, flowing, fluent, formable, formative, giving, glib, graceful, impressible, impressionable, instructable, intelligent, light, like putty, limber, lissome, lithe, lithesome, malleable, moldable, motivated, nothing to it, painless, plain, plastic, pleasing, pliable, pliant, quick, ready, receptive, responsive, ripe for instruction, royal, schoolable, sensitive, sequacious, shallow, shapable, simple, simple as ABC, smooth, soft, springy, straightforward, submissive, superficial, supple, susceptible, teachable, thirsty for knowledge, tractable, tractile, trainable, tripping, unburdensome, uncomplicated, uncritical, untroublesome, voluble, whippy, willing, willowy, yielding




N willingness, voluntariness, willing mind, heart, disposition, inclination, leaning, animus, frame of mind, humor, mood, vein, bent, penchant, aptitude, docility, docibleness, persuasibleness, persuasibility, pliability, geniality, cordiality, goodwill, alacrity, readiness, earnestness, forwardness, eagerness, asset, compliance, pleasure, gratuitous service, labor of love, volunteer, volunteering, willing, minded, fain, disposed, inclined, favorable, favorably- minded, favorably inclined, favorably disposed, nothing loth, in the vein, in the mood, in the humor, in the mind, ready, forward, earnest, eager, bent upon, predisposed, propense, docile, persuadable, persuasible, suasible, easily persuaded, facile, easy-going, tractable, genial, gracious, cordial, cheering, hearty, content, voluntary, gratuitous, spontaneous, unasked &c (ask), unforced, willingly, fain, freely, as lief, heart and soul, with pleasure, with all one's heart, with open arms, with good will, with right will, de bonne volonte, ex animo, con amore, heart in hand, nothing loth, without reluctance, of one's own accord, graciously, with a good grace, a la bonne heure, by all means, by all manner of means, to one's heart's content, yes.


N irresolution, infirmity of purpose, indecision, indetermination, undetermination, unsettlement, uncertainty, demur, suspense, hesitating, hesitation, hesitancy, vacillation, changeableness, fluctuation, alternation, caprice, fickleness, levity, legerete, pliancy, weakness, timidity, cowardice, half measures, waverer, ass between two bundles of hay, shuttlecock, butterfly, wimp, doughface, irresolute, infirm of purpose, double-minded, half-hearted, undecided, unresolved, undetermined, shilly-shally, fidgety, tremulous, hesitating, off one's balance, at a loss, vacillating, unsteady, unsteadfast, fickle, without ballast, capricious, volatile, frothy, light, lightsome, light-minded, giddy, fast and loose, weak, feeble-minded, frail, timid, wimpish, wimpy, cowardly, dough-faced, facile, pliant, unable to say 'no', easy-going revocable, reversible, irresolutely, irresolved, irresolvedly, in faltering accents, off and on, from pillar to post, seesaw, Int, how happy could I be with either!.


N facility, ease, easiness, capability, feasibility, flexibility, pliancy, smoothness, plain sailing, smooth sailing, straight sailing, mere child's play, holiday task, cinch, smooth water, fair wind, smooth royal road, clear coast, clear stage, tabula rasa, full play, disencumbrance, disentanglement, deoppilation, permission, simplicity, lack of complication, easy, facile, feasible, easily managed, easily accomplished, within reach, accessible, easy of access, for the million, open to, manageable, wieldy, towardly, tractable, submissive, yielding, ductile, suant, pliant, glib, slippery, smooth, on friction wheels, on velvet, unembarrassed, disburdened, unburdened, disencumbered, unencumbered, disembarrassed, exonerated, unloaded, unobstructed, untrammeled, unrestrained, at ease, light, at home with, quite at home, in one's element, in smooth water, skillful, accustomed, easily, readily, smoothly, swimmingly, on easy terms, single-handed, touch and go.

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