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Definición de “superficial” en inglés

superficial

adjective uk   /ˌsuː.pəˈfɪʃ.əl/ us    /-pɚ-/

superficial adjective (NOT SERIOUS)

C2 disapproving (of a person) never thinking about things that are serious or important: He's fun to be with, but he's very superficial.Not showing careful thought

superficial adjective (NOT COMPLETE)

C2 usually disapproving not complete and involving only the most obvious things: I thought that article was written at a very superficial level. The documentary's treatment/analysis of the issues was very superficial. I only have a superficial (= slight) knowledge of French.Incomplete

superficial adjective (FALSE APPEARANCE)

appearing to be real or important when this is not true or correct: There are superficial similarities between the two cars, but actually they're quite different in terms of performance.Seeming and purporting to beFaking and pretending

superficial adjective (ONLY ON SURFACE)

only on the surface of something: superficial damage The driver only received superficial injuries/cuts/wounds.Not showing careful thought
superficiality
noun [U] uk   /-ˌfɪʃ.iˈæl.ɪ.ti/ us    /-ˌfɪʃ.iˈæl.ə.t̬i/
Not showing careful thoughtIncomplete
superficially
adverb uk   /-i/ us  
C2 The job I've been offered is superficially (= seems to be) attractive/appealing, but I think I might find it boring after a while. Religious education is poorly and superficially taught in most schools.IncompleteSeeming and purporting to beFaking and pretendingNot showing careful thought
(Definition of superficial from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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