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superficial

adjective
 
/ˌsuː·pəˈfɪʃ·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 /ˌsuː·pəˌfɪʃ·iˈæl·ə·ti/ noun [no plural]
表面的なこと, 浅薄(せんぱく)
(Definition of superficial from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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