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superficial

adjective (NOT SERIOUS)
不认真的
 
 
/ˌsuː.pəˈfɪʃ.əl/ US  /-pɚ-/ disapproving
(of a person) never thinking about things that are serious or important
(人)浅薄的,肤浅的
He's fun to be with, but he's very superficial.
和他在一起很有趣,但是他见识很肤浅。
Not showing careful thought
superficiality
 
 
/ˌsuː.pəˌfɪʃ.iˈæl.ɪ.ti/ US  /-pɚˌfɪʃ.iˈæl.ə.i/ noun [U]
Not showing careful thoughtIncomplete
superficially
 
 
/ˌsuː.pəˈfɪʃ.əl.i/ US  /-pɚ-/ adverb
The job I've been offered is superficially (= seems to be) attractive/appealing, but I think I might find it boring after a while.
他们给我提供的这份工作表面上看好像挺有吸引力,但我想可能不久以后我就会觉得它枯燥无味。
Religious education is poorly and superficially taught in most schools.
大部分学校的宗教教育都不是很认真很深入。
IncompleteSeeming and purporting to beFaking and pretendingNot showing careful thought
(Definition of superficial adjective (NOT SERIOUS) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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