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Another word for superficial

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Adjective
  1. Lacking in intellectual depth or thoroughness

    See also:

    surface

  2. Appearing as such but not necessarily so

    See also:

    surface

Another word for superficial

Synonym Study

  • Cursory , which may or may not be derogatory, suggests a brief or hasty consideration of something without pausing to note details a cursory inspection
  • Shallow , in this connection always derogatory, implies a lack of depth, as of character, intellect, or meaning shallow writing
  • Superficial 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