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Synonyms for superficial
ˌsu pərˈfɪʃ əlsu·per·fi·cial

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  1. superficialadjective

    Of or pertaining to the surface.


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. superficial

    light, slight, imperfect, showy, external, flimsy, surface, shallow, smattering, skin-deep

    deep, profound, abstruse, recondite, accurate, exact, deep-seated

Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 1 vote

  1. superficialadjective

    concerned with or comprehending only what is apparent or obvious; not deep or penetrating emotionally or intellectually

    "superficial similarities"; "a superficial mind"; "his thinking was superficial and fuzzy"; "superficial knowledge"; "the superficial report didn't give the true picture"; "only superficial differences"


    important, significant, deep, thoughtful, profound

  2. superficialadjective

    of, affecting, or being on or near the surface

    "superficial measurements"; "the superficial area of the wall"; "a superficial wound"


    deep, thoughtful, profound, important, significant

  3. superficial, trivialadjective

    of little substance or significance

    "a few superficial editorial changes"; "only trivial objections"

    niggling, trivial, picayune, piffling, footling, petty, fiddling, lilliputian, little, piddling

    thoughtful, important, significant, deep, profound

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. superficialadjective

    external, exterior, outer, on the surface

  2. superficialadjective

    shallow, slight, smattering, not deep, not thorough, not profound

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  1. Monzer Akbik:

    We are not going to accept something that is just superficial; it has to be genuine, deep-rooted transition toward democracy.

  2. Milko Kovachev:

    Investors will carefully choose the time to come into the project, it is very superficial to say today there are no investors, there are issues.

  3. Goa Kerle:

    The problem with society is that the vast majority of its members consider the superficial things very crucial and the very crucial things superficial.

  4. Courteney Cox:

    I don't have time for superficial friends. I suppose if you're really lonely you can call a superficial friend, but otherwise, what's the point

  5. Fran Lebowitz:

    The most common error made in matters of appearance is the belief that one should disdain the superficial and let the true beauty of one's soul shine through. If there are places on your body where this is a possibility, you are not attractive-you are leaking.

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