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superficial

Pronunciación: /ˌsuːpərˈfɪʃəl; ˌsuːpəˈfɪʃəl/

Traducción de superficial en español:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1 1.1 [wound/burn] superficial; [resemblance/differences] superficial
    Example sentences
    • Masson takes him to a nearby doctor who allays his fears that he only suffered superficial flesh wounds - he has nothing serious to worry about.
    • I was in two major car accidents, which left me with superficial scars that I will carry the rest of my life.
    • A spokesman confirmed he was detained overnight with superficial injuries.
    Example sentences
    • A superficial comparison of Roth with Malamud reveals two versions of the problems of self-definition which is at the core of this literature.
    • His new collection, Oblivion, contains eight stories of uncompromising difficulty, with certain superficial similarities.
    • It only affirms the hugely popular, superficial notion of a culture in crisis, of a culture lost in a constant loop of revivals.
    1.2 [inspection] superficial, por encima; [person] superficial he's so superficial es tan superficial
    Example sentences
    • Before reading the book I only had a superficial knowledge of his life and career.
    • He gives a superficial and inadequate account of Kipling's curious, subtle, savage, contradictory passion for England, which was both his home and his place of exile.
    • But only for people who have had sufficient experience of their own - and then only to appreciate other situations, not to pronounce on them with the most superficial of knowledge.
    Example sentences
    • In Maelstrom, the main characters are slick, superficial people who deepen emotionally because of the trauma.
    • On the whole, the cast does a very nice job with their superficial characters and makes them charming, funny, and/or despicable as needed.
    • And the characters are so superficial that we hardly care which of these different fates may befall them.
  • 2 [area/measurements] de superficie

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