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Definition of Superficial

Superficial

  1. Of or pertaining to the superficies, or surface; lying on the surface; shallow; not deep; as, a superficial color; a superficial covering; superficial measure or contents; superficial tillage.
  2. Reaching or comprehending only what is obvious or apparent; not deep or profound; shallow; -- said especially in respect to study, learning, and the like; as, a superficial scholar; superficial knowledge.

Superficial Quotations

Art cannot result from sophisticated, frivolous, or superficial effects.
Hans Hofmann

A good leader can engage in a debate frankly and thoroughly, knowing that at the end he and the other side must be closer, and thus emerge stronger. You don't have that idea when you are arrogant, superficial, and uninformed.
Nelson Mandela

Women on the whole are often not as shallow as men are. They can be, but they cut through things a little more easily than men do in terms of that superficial stuff.
Peter Dinklage

I am a deeply superficial person.
Andy Warhol

I don't have time for superficial friends. I suppose if you're really lonely you can call a superficial friend, but otherwise, what's the point?
Courteney Cox
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Superficial Translations

superficial in Danish is lav
superficial in Dutch is oppervlakkig, ondiep
superficial in French is simpliste
superficial in Italian is superficiale
superficial in Spanish is superficial, somero
superficial in Swedish is ytlig
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