Translation of "superficial" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


adjective (NOT COMPLETE) 不完整的 uk us /ˌsuː.pəˈfɪʃ.əl/ US  /-pɚ-/ usually disapproving

not complete and involving only the most obvious things

I thought that article was written at a very superficial level. 我认为那篇文章写得很肤浅。
The documentary's treatment/analysis of the issues was very superficial. 这部纪录片对这个问题的处理/分析非常肤浅。
I only have a superficial (= slight) knowledge of French. 我对法语只是略知皮毛。
superficiality uk us /ˌsuː.pəˌfɪʃ.iˈæl.ɪ.ti/ US  /-pɚˌfɪʃ.iˈæl.ə.i/ noun [ U ]
superficially uk us /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。

(Translation of “superficial adjective (NOT COMPLETE)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)