Definitions for superficial

Definitions for (adj) superficial

Main entry: superficial

Definition: concerned with or comprehending only what is apparent or obvious; not deep or penetrating emotionally or intellectually

Usage: superficial similarities; a superficial mind; his thinking was superficial and fuzzy; superficial knowledge; the superficial report didn't give the true picture; only superficial differences

Main entry: superficial, trivial

Definition: of little substance or significance

Usage: a few superficial editorial changes; only trivial objections

Main entry: superficial

Definition: of, affecting, or being on or near the surface

Usage: superficial measurements; the superficial area of the wall; a superficial wound

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