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superficial

adjective
 
 
/ˌsuːpəˈfɪʃəl/
NOT SERIOUS If someone is superficial, they never think about things that are serious or important.Stupid and sillyOf unsound mind
NOT COMPLETE not complete and involving only the most obvious things: superficial knowledge a superficial resemblance Incomplete
NOT DEEP only on the surface of something: superficial damage/injuries Injuring and injuriesLow, short and shallow
superficially adverb
(Definition of superficial from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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