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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “superficial”

superficial

adjective (NOT COMPLETE)
不完整的
    /ˌsuː.pəˈfɪʃ.əl/ US  /-pɚ-/ usually disapproving
not complete and involving only the most obvious things
表面的,淺顯的,膚淺的
I thought that article was written at a very superficial level .
我認為那篇文章寫得很膚淺。
The documentary's treatment / analysis of the issues was very superficial.
這部紀錄片對這個問題的處理/分析非常膚淺。
I only have a superficial (= slight ) knowledge of French .
我對法語只是略知皮毛。
Incomplete
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.
他們給我提供的這份工作表面上看好像挺有吸引力,但我想可能不久以後,我就會覺得它枯燥無味。
Religious education is poorly and superficially taught in most schools .
大部分學校的宗教教育都不是很認真深入。
IncompleteSeeming and purporting to beFaking and pretendingNot showing careful thought
(Definition of superficial adjective (NOT COMPLETE) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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