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Significado de “superficial” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "superficial" - Diccionario Inglés

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superficialadjective

uk   /ˌsuː.pəˈfɪʃ.əl/  us   /ˌsuː.pɚˈfɪʃ.əl/
  • 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.
  • 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.
superficiality
noun [U] uk   /ˌsuː.pəˌfɪʃ.iˈæl.ə.ti/  us   /ˌsuː.pɚ.fɪʃ.iˈæl.ə.t̬i/
superficially
adverb uk   /ˌsuː.pəˈfɪʃ.əl.i/  us   /ˌsuː.pɚˈfɪʃ.əl.i/
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. The ​arguments were very superficially ​discussed.
(Definition of superficial from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "superficial" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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superficialadjective

 us   /ˌsu·pərˈfɪʃ·əl/
  • superficial adjective (NOT DEEP)

on the ​surface only; not ​deep: a superficial ​wound
If something written or said is superficial, it does not show any ​realunderstanding of the ​subject and does not ​include many ​details: Her ​book on the ​history of ​cars in ​America was ​extremely superficial.
A ​person who is ​described as superficial does not ​want to ​think seriously about anything, ​evenimportantmatters.
  • superficial adjective (NOT MUCH)

slight; not much: The ​storm was not ​bad, and most ​propertydamage was superficial.
(Definition of superficial from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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