Superficial Synonyms and Antonyms
Part of speech:
Synonyms for Superficial
The definition of flimsy is something which is lacking in strength or thin and easily broken.
Done or made rapidly due to pressing circumstances:
Relating to, on, or at a surface:
Artificial; not real; specif., made of synthetic fibers, to resemble animal fur
The definition of partial is something that is incomplete or part of a whole, or to describe something for which you have a liking.
Resembling a sketch; drawn with little detail:
Not critical; undiscriminating or indulgent.
Not substantial; slight; flimsy
Done without care or interest or merely as a form or routine; superficial
Serving to modify or improve the appearance of a bodily feature, defect, or irregularity:
The definition of meretricious is attracting attention in a vulgar to flashy way.
The definition of desultory is something, someone or a conversation with no plan or purpose that wanders from one thing to the next.
The definition of summary is a statement presenting the main points.
(Obsolete) Completely blind.
Having little knowledge, education, or experience; uneducated; inexperienced
Of, located on, or moving toward the outside or exterior; outer.
Suitable for use outside:
Having a single dominant aspect, quality, concern, etc. and hence narrow, limited, superficial, etc.
Without real depth or significance; superficial; shallow
Directly pointing out; clearly demonstrative
That seems real, true, etc. without necessarily being so; apparent
Readily understood or perceived; evident; obvious
Suited for everyday wear or informal use:
Having an empty space, or only air, within it; having a cavity inside; not solid
Badly constructed; crude.
Low in position, character, etc.; mean
In accounting procedures, done in advance to provide a what-if statement, predict results, or to convince. For example, a balance sheet showing combined figures of two companies in case of a merger.
Small in size, degree, or amount:
Having the ring of truth or plausibility but actually fallacious:
Done as an indication or pledge:
Concerned with or involving unimportant matters; superficial:
(Economics, countable) An impact, positive or negative, on any party not involved in a given economic transaction or act.
The brightness or luster of a smooth, polished surface; sheen
Superficial knowledge or learning The property of being superficial, the tendency to judge by surface appearance. A policy of formally complying with efforts to achieve a goal by making small, token gestures; especially to hire a minimal number of ethnically diverse or disadvantaged people
The quality or condition of being trivial.
Veneer is a thin surface of higher quality wood placed over a lower quality wood, layers of wood glued together or a fake appearance. (Figuratively) Unable to see long-term objectives; lacking foresight.
The definition of sophomoric is something immature or juvenile.
Antonyms for Superficial
Acquired by study, experience, etc.
Of a mysterious or obscure nature:
The definition of careful is someone or something that works or thinks in a cautious, thorough or thoughtful way.
Honestly felt or experienced:
Painstakingly accurate or careful:
The definition of analytical is someone who studies and examines the elemental parts of something, or is something related to the study of small parts of a whole.
Words Related to Superficial
, which may or may not be derogatory, suggests a brief or hasty consideration of something without pausing to note details a cursory inspection
, in this connection always derogatory, implies a lack of depth, as of character, intellect, or meaning shallow writing
implies concern with the obvious or surface aspects of a thing superficial characteristics and, in a derogatory sense, lack of thoroughness, profoundness, significance, etc. superficial judgments
Find another word for
superficial. In this page you can discover 69 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for superficial, like: shallow, flimsy, external, cursory, profound, hasty, surface, fake, detailed, prejudiced and warped.