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  1. su·per·fi·cial·ly
    IPA[ˌso͞opərˈfiSHəlē]
  2. adverb

    • 1. as to the outward appearance only; on the surface:

      the theory is superficially attractive superficially, they have little in common
    • 2. not thoroughly or deeply:

      I understood the issue only superficially
    • 3. at or on the surface or skin:

      he was superficially wounded in the neck
    • adverb

      as to the outward appearance only; on the surface:

      not thoroughly or deeply:

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