superficiality


superficiality
Synonyms and related words:
a little learning, absentmindedness, amateurism, apparent character, appearance, appearances, aridity, barrenness, big deal, bloodlessness, carelessness, characterlessness, colorlessness, cursoriness, deadness, dilettantism, dilettantship, dismalness, display, disregard, disregardfulness, distraction, dragginess, dreariness, dryness, dullness, dustiness, effeteness, emptiness, epidermis, etiolation, exteriority, exteriors, external appearance, externality, externalness, externals, extrinsicality, facade, flatness, flightiness, flimsiness, flippancy, fluffiness, foolishness, foreignness, frivolity, frivolousness, front, frothiness, futility, gaudiness, giddiness, glimmering, glimpse, gloss, half-learning, heaviness, heedlessness, hollowness, idleness, imperfect knowledge, inadvertence, inadvertency, inanity, inattention, inattentiveness, inconsideration, incuriosity, indifference, inexcitability, inobservance, insipidity, insipidness, jejunity, lack of depth, leadenness, levity, lifelessness, lightmindedness, lightness, lowness of spirit, manner, mere externals, mere scratch, meretriciousness, mien, negligence, no depth, no water, nonobservance, nugacity, obliviousness, openness, ostent, outerness, outward appearance, outward show, outwardness, paleness, pallor, pinprick, pointlessness, pokiness, ponderousness, public image, regardlessness, rind, sciolism, scratch, seeming, semi-learning, shallow-wittedness, shallowness, shoaliness, show, silliness, skin, slenderness, slight knowledge, slightness, slowness, smattering, smattering of ignorance, smattering of knowledge, solemnity, speciousness, spiritlessness, sterility, stiffness, stodginess, stuffiness, superficies, surface, surface appearance, surface show, surface-scratching, tastelessness, tediousness, thinness, thoughtlessness, triflingness, triteness, triviality, trivialness, unalertness, unawareness, unconsciousness, unheedfulness, unintentiveness, uninterestingness, unliveliness, unmindfulness, unobservance, unprofoundness, unprofundity, unwariness, unwatchfulness, vacuity, vague notion, vain show, vanity, vapidity, vapidness, veneer, volatility, woodenness

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Superficiality — Su per*fi ci*al i*ty, n. [Cf. F. superficialit[ e].] The quality or state of being superficial; also, that which is superficial. Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • superficiality — superficial ► ADJECTIVE 1) existing or occurring at or on the surface. 2) apparent rather than actual. 3) not thorough or deep; cursory. 4) lacking depth of character or understanding. DERIVATIVES superficiality noun (pl. superficialities)… …   English terms dictionary

  • superficiality — noun 1. lack of depth of knowledge or thought or feeling (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑shallowness • Ant: ↑profundity • Derivationally related forms: ↑shallow (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • superficiality — noun (plural ties) Date: 1530 1. the quality or state of being superficial 2. something superficial …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • superficiality — See superficial. * * * …   Universalium

  • superficiality — noun The property of being superficial, the tendency to judge by surface appearance …   Wiktionary

  • superficiality — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. triviality, shallowness, lack of depth; see indifference …   English dictionary for students

  • superficiality — su·per·fi·ci·al·i·ty || suːpÉ™(r)‚fɪʃɪ ælÉ™tɪ n. quality or state of being superficial …   English contemporary dictionary

  • superficiality — su·per·fi·ci·al·i·ty …   English syllables

  • superficiality — See: superficial …   English dictionary