HyperDic: superficiality

English > 2 senses of the word superficiality:
NOUNattributesuperficiality, shallownesslack of depth of knowledge or thought or feeling
attributesuperficialityshallowness in terms of affecting only surface layers of something
English > superficiality: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
Meaninglack of depth of knowledge or thought or feeling.
Synonymshallowness
Narrowerglibness, slicknessA kind of fluent easy superficiality
sciolismpretentious superficiality of knowledge
Broaderdepthdegree of psychological or intellectual profundity
Oppositeprofundity, profoundnessIntellectual depth
Spanishligereza, superficialidad
Adjectivessuperficialconcerned with or comprehending only what is apparent or obvious
English > superficiality: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaningshallowness in terms of affecting only surface layers of something.
Example"he ignored the wound because of its superficiality"
BroadershallownessThe quality of lacking physical depth
Adjectivessuperficialof, affecting, or being on or near the surface

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