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perfunctory

adjective

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having or showing a lack of interest or concern
  • the violinist delivered a perfunctory performance that displayed none of the passion and warmth he was once known for

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“Perfunctory.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/perfunctory. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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