Superficial



adjective
1.
being at, on, or near the surface:
a superficial wound.
2.
of or relating to the surface:
superficial measurement.
3.
external or outward:
a superficial resemblance.
4.
concerned with or comprehending only what is on the surface or obvious:
a superficial observer.
5.
shallow; not profound or thorough:
a superficial writer.
6.
apparent rather than real.
7.
insubstantial or insignificant:
superficial improvements.
adjective
1.
of, relating to, being near, or forming the surface: superficial bruising
2.
displaying a lack of thoroughness or care: a superficial inspection
3.
only outwardly apparent rather than genuine or actual: the similarity was merely superficial
4.
of little substance or significance; trivial: superficial differences
5.
lacking originality or profundity: the film’s plot was quite superficial
6.
(of measurements) involving only the surface area

superficial su·per·fi·cial (sōō’pər-fĭsh’əl)
adj.

Of, affecting, or being on or near the surface.

Not thorough.

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