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Sinônimos de superficial

(adjectivo) 
Definition
(of a person) lacking deep emotions or serious interests
a superficial yuppie with no intellect whatsoever
Sinônimos
shallow
I think he is shallow, vain and untrustworthy.
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frivolous
I was a bit too frivolous to be a doctor.
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empty-headed
They had misjudged me as empty-headed and dim.
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empty
Without my friends my life would be lonely and empty.
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silly
That's a silly thing to say.
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lightweight
Some of the discussion in the book is lightweight and unconvincing.
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trivial
I don't like to visit the doctor just for something trivial.
Opostos
(adjectivo) 
Definition
not careful or thorough
He only gave it a superficial glance through.
Sinônimos
hasty
After the hasty meal, they took up their positions.
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cursory
I gave the letter a fairly cursory reading.
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perfunctory
She gave the list only a perfunctory glance.
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passing
He only gave us a passing glance.
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nodding
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hurried
a hurried overnight redrafting of the text
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sketchy
Details of what actually happened are still sketchy.
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facile
I hated him making facile suggestions when I knew the problem was extremely complex.
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slapdash
a slapdash piece of work
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Opostos
(adjectivo) 
Definition
of, near, or forming the surface
It may well look different but the changes are only superficial.
Sinônimos
slight
It's only made a slight difference.
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external
the external surface of the wall
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cosmetic
It is a cosmetic measure which will not help the situation in the long run.
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on the surface
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exterior
The exterior walls were made of pre-formed concrete.
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peripheral
That information is peripheral to the main story.
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skin-deep
He denies that racism is just skin-deep.
Opostos
(adjectivo) 
Definition
only outwardly apparent rather than genuine or actual
Sinônimos
outward
In spite of my outward calm, I was very shaken.
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seeming
We'll have peace of mind amidst seeming chaos.
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apparent
I was a bit depressed by our apparent lack of progress.
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evident
He spoke with evident emotion about his ordeal.
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ostensible
the ostensible reason for her resignation

Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of apparent
Definition
seeming as opposed to real
I was a bit depressed by our apparent lack of progress.
in the sense of cosmetic
Definition
improving in appearance only
It is a cosmetic measure which will not help the situation in the long run.
Sinônimos
touching-up,
nonessential,
beautifying
in the sense of cursory
Definition
hasty and usually superficial
I gave the letter a fairly cursory reading.

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Life on the edge
The desire to push the boundaries has been a motivator in many a daring expedition, testing the human spirit and physical abilities to the utmost. Indulge your adventurous spirit by exploring some associated ‘extreme’ vocabulary. Will you have the survival skills to master our quiz?
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