English adjective: superficial
|1.||superficial concerned with or comprehending only what is apparent or obvious; not deep or penetrating emotionally or intellectually|
A superficial mind.
His thinking was superficial and fuzzy.
The superficial report didn't give the true picture.
Only superficial differences.
|Similar||apparent, dilettante, dilettanteish, dilettantish, facile, glib, looking, ostensible, sciolistic, seeming, shallow, skin-deep, sounding|
|See also||careless, frivolous, outward|
|2.||superficial of, affecting, or being on or near the surface|
The superficial area of the wall.
A superficial wound.
|3.||superficial of little substance or significance|
|Samples||A few superficial editorial changes.|
Only trivial objections.