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superficial

adjective

1 superficial

Concerned with or comprehending only what is apparent or obvious; not deep or penetrating emotionally or intellectually.

Roget 481: misjudging etc. v.; ill-judging, wrong-headed; prejudiced etc. v.; jaundiced; shortsighted, purblind; partial, one-sided, superficial.    ... show more

Roget 209: shallow, slight, superficial; skin deep, ankle deep, knee deep; just enough to wet one's feet; shoal, shoaly.   

Roget 220: exterior, external; outer most; outward, outlying, outside, outdoor; round about etc. 227; extramural; extralimitary, extramundane.    superficial, ... show more

Roget 491: ignorant; nescient; unknowing, unaware, unacquainted, unapprised, unapprized, unwitting, unweeting, unconscious; witless, weetless; a stranger to; ... show more



2 superficial

Of, affecting, or being on or near the surface.

3 superficial

Of little substance or significance:
— A few superficial editorial changes.

synonym: trivial.

4 superficial

Occurring on or near the surface of the skin.

5 superficial

Hasty and without attention to detail; not thorough:
— In his paper, he showed a very superficial understanding of psychoanalytic theory.

synonyms: casual, cursory, passing, perfunctory.

Polish: nieuwa┼╝ny


Moby thesaurus: 3-D, airy, amateur, amateurish, ankle-deep, apparent, appearing, arid, asinine, barren, birdbrained, birdwitted, blah, blank, bloodless, catchpenny, characterless, cold, colorless, conventionalized ... show more.

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