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English definition of “superficial”

superficial

adjective (NOT DEEP)   /ˌsu·pərˈfɪʃ·əl/
on the surface only; not deep: a superficial wound If something written or said is superficial, it does not show any real understanding of the subject and does not include many details: Her book on the history of cars in America was extremely superficial. A person who is described as superficial does not want to think seriously about anything, even important matters.
(Definition of superficial adjective (NOT DEEP) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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