superficial


superficial

adjective

Definition of SUPERFICIAL

1
lying on or affecting only the outer layer of something <a superficial scratch that barely even broke the skin>
Synonyms skin-deep, surface
Near Antonyms deep, deep-seated
2
having or showing a lack of depth of understanding or character <a superficial analysis of how the violence in video games affects young people>
Antonyms deep, profound

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