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shallow

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of shallow

  1. usually shallows pl  a place where a body of water (as a sea or river) is shallow <we waded through the shallows looking for tadpoles> Synonyms ford, shoal(s)Related Words bank, bar, sandbank, sandbar, towheadNear Antonyms trench; abyss, deep, depth, gulf




shallow

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of shallow

  1. 1 lacking significant physical depth <the dog quickly dug a shallow hole that was barely deep enough to accommodate his bone> Synonyms depthless, shoal Related Words skin-deep, superficial, surface; fathomable, measurable; finite, limited, measured, restricted; even, flat, flush, horizontal, level, plane, smooth; two-dimensional Near Antonyms abysmal, abyssal, bottomless, boundless, endless, immeasurable, inestimable, infinite, limitless, measureless, profound, unfathomable, unlimited, vast; navigable Antonyms deep

  2. 2 having or showing a lack of depth of understanding or character <how shallow of the driver to be worrying about his car while the pedestrian was in need of medical attention> Synonyms facile, one-dimensional, superficial, skin-deepRelated Words cursory, hasty, oversimple, passing, sketchy; aimless, desultory, haphazard, hit-or-miss, random; limited, narrow, restrictedNear Antonyms discerning, penetrant, penetrating; definitive, hard; broad, complete, comprehensive, exhaustive, extensive, far-reaching, wide; general, global, inclusive; detailed, in-depth; criticalAntonyms deep, profound




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