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glib

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishglibglib /ɡlɪb/ adjective  1 BELIEVEsaid easily and without thinking about all the problems involved – used to show disapproval glib generalizations2 PERSUADEspeaking easily but without thinking carefully – used to show disapproval glib politiciansglibly adverbglibness noun [uncountable]
Examples from the Corpus
glibI know this will sound glib, but don't pretend you aren't feeling what you feel.The doctor made some glib comment about my headaches being "just stress."All of those glib egotistical talk show hosts annoy me.Some of them, sadly, are glib, glossy reports which do the client companies few favours.We're being rather glib here.This is a false and counterproductive approach; it is to true open-mindedness what glib moral relativism is to genuine tolerance.When women do confront sexism, the glib reply is often that it is a joke.
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