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Dictionary definition for: Superficial

1. (a) being or affecting or concerned with a surface; 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 giv

2. (a) relating to a surface; "superficial measurements" "the superficial area of the wall"

3. (s) of little substance or significance; "a few superficial editorial changes" "only trivial objections"

4. (s) involving a surface only; "her beauty is only skin-deep" "superficial bruising" "a surface wound"

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