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Adjective
Not careful or thorough
“Maybe the relatively superficial thinking behind the French poster designs stems from a sense of helplessness and an inability to really grasp the whole of the monumental injustices occurring.”
Adjective
Existing or occurring at or on the surface
“If I put my hands around a man's neck and squeeze, I may inflict only superficial damage.”
Adjective
Lacking depth of character or understanding
“The script lacks any such subtleties and none of the cast is skillful enough to be able to suggest any depth beyond the script's superficial characterizations.”
Adjective
Appearing to be true or real only until examined more closely
“On a purely superficial level, this album mirrors its predecessor so closely I ought to really give them identical grades.”
Adjective
“I think there is too much superficial cricket autobiography available.”
Adjective
“I suppose Michael was quite a superficial person, but to me he represented excitement.”
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