superficiality


superficiality
noun
1. lack of depth of knowledge or thought or feeling (Freq. 1)
Syn: ↑shallowness
Ant: ↑profundity
Derivationally related forms: ↑shallow (for: ↑shallowness), ↑superficial
Hypernyms: ↑depth
Hyponyms: ↑glibness, ↑slickness, ↑sciolism
2. shallowness in terms of affecting only surface layers of something
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he ignored the wound because of its superficiality

Derivationally related forms: ↑superficial
Hypernyms: ↑shallowness

Useful english dictionary. 2012.