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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Superficial  \Su`per*fi"cial\,  a.  [L.  superficialis:  cf  F. 
  superficiel.  See  {Superficies}.] 
  1.  Of  or  pertaining  to  the  superficies,  or  surface;  lying  on 
  the  surface;  shallow;  not  deep;  as  a  superficial  color;  a 
  superficial  covering;  superficial  measure  or  contents; 
  superficial  tillage. 
  2.  Reaching  or  comprehending  only  what  is  obvious  or 
  apparent;  not  deep  or  profound;  shallow;  --  said 
  especially  in  respect  to  study,  learning,  and  the  like 
  as  a  superficial  scholar;  superficial  knowledge. 
  This  superficial  tale  Is  but  a  preface  of  her  worthy 
  praise.  --Shak. 
  He  is  a  presumptuous  and  superficial  writer. 
  That  superficial  judgment,  which  happens  to  be  right 
  without  deserving  to  be  so  --J.  H. 
  --  {Su`per*fi"cial*ly},  adv  --  {Su`per*fi"cial*ness},  n. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adv  :  in  a  superficial  manner;  "he  was  supercifically  interested" 

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