Daily Tidbit: Definition of Reductive

reductive (adj.)

Pronunciation: [re-duhk-tiv]

Meaning: presented in an overly simple or crude way

Synonyms: crude, coarse, declining, simplified

Examples:

The way she presented the quantum entanglement theory was a bit reductive; it was way too simplified and lacking detail.

“Umm… It feels reductive. Look it up.” – Madonna re: Lady Gaga’s song “Born This Way”

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