Translation of "superficial" - English-Japanese dictionary


adjective uk /ˌsuː·pəˈfɪʃ·əl/ us /ˌsu·pərˈfɪʃ·əl/

If someone is superficial, they never think about things that are serious or important.

(性格が)うわべだけの, 軽薄な, 表面的な

not complete and involving only the most obvious things

(知識などが)完全でない, 浅い
I have only a superficial knowledge of the subject.

only on the surface of something

表皮の, 表面だけの
She received only superficial injuries.
superficiality noun [ no plural ] /ˌsuː·pəˌfɪʃ·iˈæl·ə·ti/ us /ˌsu·pərˌfɪʃ·iˈæl·ə·t̬i/

表面的なこと, 浅薄(せんぱく)

(Translation of “superficial” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)