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See definition of shallower on Dictionary.com
  • adj.not deep
  • adj.unintelligent, ignorant

synonyms for shallower

  • empty
  • flat
  • hollow
  • trivial
  • shelf
  • shoal
  • slight
  • surface
  • trifling
  • cursory
  • depthless
  • inconsiderable
  • sand bar
  • superficial
  • unsound

antonyms for shallower

MOST RELEVANT
  • full
  • raised
  • important
  • significant
  • aware
  • considered
  • deep
  • intelligent
  • thoughtful
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How to use shallower in a sentence

The swirl of the current swept him into the shallower stream below.
THE HIGHGRADERWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
It may be crossed either close to the sea-shore, or at a shallower spot not far distant.
THE CARAVAN ROUTE BETWEEN EGYPT AND SYRIALUDWIG SALVATOR
And the waters which gush forth are increasing in volume; the stream does not become shallower but deepens in its flow.
THE PROPHET EZEKIELARNO C. GAEBELEIN
Here she let go and slowly shoved her foot ahead of her until she felt the water getting shallower as she proceeded toward shore.
FIVE LITTLE STARRS IN THE CANADIAN FORESTLILLIAN ELIZABETH ROY
Our tacks suddenly began to grow longer, and the depths, which I registered, shallower.
THE RIDDLE OF THE SANDSERSKINE CHILDERS
Where the stream runs shallower it is a kind of violet colour, but both violet and green fray and frill to white as they fall.
LETTERS FROM AMERICARUPERT BROOKE
Then another row of plates is let down on these, and the stream becomes that much shallower.
THE PANAMA CANALFREDERIC JENNINGS HASKIN
There is no shallower criticism than that which accuses Burke in his later years of apostasy from so-called Liberal opinions.
OBITER DICTAAUGUSTINE BIRRELL
From one point to the other the depth of the water is four varas, becoming shallower to two, when one sails close to the shore.
THE ABORIGINAL POPULATION OF ALAMEDA AND CONTRA COSTA COUNTIES, CALIFORNIAS. F. COOK
Great spiritual movements cannot possibly arise from any shallower source.
AN INTERPRETATION OF RUDOLF EUCKEN'S PHILOSOPHYW. TUDOR JONES
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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