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Synonyms for cursory
ˈkɜr sə ricur·so·ry

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms2.5 / 4 votes

  1. cursory

    Synonyms:
    rapid, hasty, desultory, careless, superficial, slight, summary

    Antonyms:
    searching, minute, elaborate, profound

Princeton's WordNet3.0 / 2 votes

  1. casual, cursory, passing(a), perfunctoryadjective

    hasty and without attention to detail; not thorough

    "a casual (or cursory) inspection failed to reveal the house's structural flaws"; "a passing glance"; "perfunctory courtesy"

    Antonyms:
    careful

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. cursoryadjective

    Synonyms:
    hasty, slight, superficial, careless, desultory, transient, passing, brief

PPDB, the paraphrase database3.0 / 1 vote

  1. List of paraphrases for "cursory":

    superficial, shallow, surface, rapid, summary

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Words popularity by usage frequency

rankingword
#1006summary
#1653surface
#3809rapid
#7516slight
#10283shallow
#19703superficial
#24888careless
#32405hasty
#49265cursory
#119279desultory

How to use cursory in a sentence?

  1. Robert Farrington:

    You go to the financial aid website, you do some cursory read-through and then you hit 'next,'.

  2. Ronnie Richter:

    While it would appear that his car broke down and he had walked for help, he never called for help from the cell phone that was found on his body, sandy Smith has never accepted the conclusion of the cursory investigation that followed his death, that concluded that his death was a result of a hit-and-run.

  3. Stephen Smith:

    Sandy Smith has never accepted the conclusion of the cursory investigation that followed his death, that concluded that his death was a result of a hit-and-run. he would have made sure that he was not seen by anyone.

  4. The ACS:

    In the U.S. it is quite cursory, it doesn’t take very long, the physician usually has not had much training in clinical breast examination.


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