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superficiality

See definition of superficiality on Dictionary.com
  • as insurface
  • as inmush
  • as infrivolity

synonyms for superficiality

  • area
  • expanse
  • exterior
  • facade
  • face
  • façade
  • level
  • side
  • skin
  • top
  • cover
  • covering
  • externality
  • facet
  • obverse
  • outside
  • peel
  • periphery
  • plane
  • rind
  • stretch
  • superficies
  • veneer
  • exteriority
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antonyms for superficiality

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  • character
  • core
  • interior
  • middle
  • personality
  • center
  • inside
    • understanding
    • seriousness
    • work
    • sensibility
    • sadness
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    How to use superficiality in a sentence

    Some comparisons are going to be made because at least at a superficial level, there are a few moments that do echo one another.
    WHY YOU CAN’T COMPARE THE STORMING OF THE US CAPITOL AND HONG KONG’S LEGISLATURETRIPTI LAHIRIJANUARY 7, 2021QUARTZ
    What seems like a superficial endeavor—crafting a digital character that matches your actual appearance—can offer a bit of levity when the weight of the world is upon you.
    13 TIPS, TRICKS, AND PROJECTS TO START 2021 OFF RIGHTJOHN KENNEDYDECEMBER 28, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
    However, the biggest failure of “Cyberpunk” is never taking these ideas far enough, making them feel shallow in a superficial setting that asks interesting questions, but fails to answer them thoughtfully.
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    The reason that I call that out is because it is a superficial attempt by these platforms to say that they are solving the problem while they are not actually doing anything meaningful to solve that problem.
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    It actually is the beginning of a deep democracy, not just a superficial one.
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    Now there is no injustice, no superficiality in this observation; its object is simply parallel to their incapacity for synthesis.
    CRIMINAL PSYCHOLOGYHANS GROSS
    It is a success which its singularity has gained for it, and which its superficiality will soon again forfeit.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 57, NO. 354, APRIL 1845VARIOUS
    As a further concession to his superficiality as a thinker we may frankly admit his incapacity to originate new ideas.
    APPLETONS' POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY, JUNE 1899VARIOUS
    Where I have used documents it was with a desire to escape the charge of superficiality.
    HISTORY OF THE NEGRO RACE IN AMERICA FROM 1619 TO 1880. VOL 1GEORGE W. WILLIAMS
    His verdicts on the other Scotch poets are marked by the same superficiality, and we regret to add flippancy.
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