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shallow

adjective (NOT SERIOUS)    /ˈʃæl.əʊ/ US  /-oʊ/ disapproving
C2 not showing serious or careful thought: I found the film rather shallow. I think she found him physically quite attractive but a bit shallow.Not showing careful thought shallowly     /-li/ US  /-oʊ-/ adverb Low, short and shallowNot showing careful thought shallowness     /-nəs/ noun [U] Because of the shallowness of the water, we could see the fish in it very clearly. The fine performances of the actors hide the shallowness of the play's script.Not showing careful thoughtLow, short and shallow
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