What does Basic mean?

Someone devoid of any defining characteristics that might make a person interesting, extraordinary or just simply worth one's attention.

Other definitions of Basic:

  • Lacking intelligence and unable to socialise on even an elementary level.
  • The bare minimum.
  • Without depth.

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How to use the term

  • "I tried to get to know him, but after 10 minutes, I realised he was just too basic to waste time on."

  • "I would love to get beyond the basic with you."

  • "We'll start with the basic model and build up from there."


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