= D =
dumbed down adj.
Simplified, with a strong connotation of
oversimplified. Often, a marketroid will insist that
the interfaces and documentation of software be dumbed down after
the designer has burned untold gallons of midnight oil making it
smart. This creates friction. See user-friendly.
--The Jargon File version 4.3.1, ed. ESR, autonoded by rescdsk.