Definition of superficial:
warped, lilliputian, corner, back, piffling, slipshod, picayune, aspect, hasty, dilettante, incomplete, styling, ostensible, external, bump, casual, partial, like a bull in a china shop, insignificant, bottom, desultory, apex, outstanding, unimportant, facile, apparent, cosmetic, remiss, niggling, brim, unenlightened, fiddling, outward, lackadaisical, cast, base, undone, perfunctory, skin-deep, light-touch, little, externals, glib, effect, pending, face, trivial, dilettanteish, ignorant, footling, abortive, looking, complacent, untrustworthy, shallow, sketchy, look, exterior, piddling, edge, summary, sounding, one-dimensional, careless, complacency, seeming, dilettantish, petty, narrow-minded, bevel, short-sighted, purblind, unfinished, confines, prejudiced, surface, appearance, under/in the guise of.
- shallow (part of speech: adjective)
- vain (part of speech: adjective)
- unimportant (part of speech: adjective)
- "The Government of England (Vol. I)", A. Lawrence Lowell.
There is everywhere here an invitation to the superficial and, above all, there is everywhere here a tendency toward the creation of a type of character by no means so admirable in the actual outcome of it as it seems to be in the glowing pages of these prophets of success.- "Modern Religious Cults and Movements", Gaius Glenn Atkins.
- "The Affair of the Brains", Anthony Gilmore.