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Meaning of word superficial from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

superficial   adjective

Meaning : Concerned with or comprehending only what is apparent or obvious. Not deep or penetrating emotionally or intellectually.

Example : Superficial similarities.
A superficial mind.
His thinking was superficial and fuzzy.
Superficial knowledge.
The superficial report didn't give the true picture.
Only superficial differences.

Showing intellectual penetration or emotional depth.

The differences are profound.
A profound insight.
A profound book.
A profound mind.
Profound contempt.
Profound regret.

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

Example : Superficial measurements.
The superficial area of the wall.
A superficial wound.

Meaning : Of little substance or significance.

Example : A few superficial editorial changes.
Only trivial objections.

Synonyms : trivial

Meaning : Occurring on or near the surface of the skin.

Example : Superficial burns.
Superficial facial injuries.

Meaning : Hasty and without attention to detail. Not thorough.

Example : A casual (or cursory) inspection failed to reveal the house's structural flaws.
A passing glance.
Perfunctory courtesy.
In his paper, he showed a very superficial understanding of psychoanalytic theory.

Synonyms : casual, cursory, passing, perfunctory


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