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superficiality (n.)

1520s, from superficial + -ity.

updated on December 29, 2013

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Definitions of superficiality from WordNet

superficiality (n.)
lack of depth of knowledge or thought or feeling;
Synonyms: shallowness
superficiality (n.)
shallowness in terms of affecting only surface layers of something;
he ignored the wound because of its superficiality
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