HyperDic: perfunctory

English > 2 senses of the word perfunctory:
ADJECTIVEallperfunctory, casual, cursory, passing, superficialhasty and without attention to detail
allperfunctory, pro formaas a formality only
perfunctory > pronunciation
Soundsperfah'ngkteriy
Rhymesaccessory ... worry: 201 rhymes with eriy...
English > perfunctory: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaninghasty and without attention to detail; not thorough.
Example "perfunctory courtesy"
Synonymscasual, cursory, passing, superficial
Broadercarelessmarked by lack of attention or consideration or forethought or thoroughness
Spanishsomero, superficial
Catalansuperficial
Adverbsperfunctorilyin a set manner without serious attention
English > perfunctory: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningAs a formality only.
Synonympro forma
BroaderformalIn accord / accord with established forms and conventions and requirements (as e.g. of formal dress)
Spanishperfunctorio

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