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lacking in intellectual depth or thoroughness

Synonyms for cursory

hasty and without attention to detail

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A cursory inspection of his conscience showed nothing but purity and whiteness, but he must have done something, or she would not be staring at him like this.
Chief Inspector Heat, crossing the shop at his busy, swinging pace, gave her only a cursory glance.
Razumov, with the full sense of their unbounded power over all the lives in Russia, with cursory disdain, like two Olympians glancing at a worm.
The Doctor, whose observation of the bee-hunter had hitherto been exceedingly cursory, stared at the new speaker with a look which denoted something like recognition.
Bumble that it would be an innocent and virtuous way of spending the time, if he were further to allay his curiousity by a cursory glance at the interior of Mrs.
Biomechanical testing parameters would provide additional protection based on the impact of crash energy on the infant body rather than only a cursory look at how the infant moves during a crash, such as presently required.
This emotional detachment and cursory attention to political intrigue makes it a slog to wade through.
htm to view a printable brochure which will give you a cursory view of the Duraliner(TM) technology.
There are hard-hitting advocacy-journalism pieces for tower-climbing, topless, fire-breathing transsexuals (after a series of cursory interviews with people who nominally frown on at least one of the activities by which she has defined her life, he asks her, ``Traffic reporters, firefighters, rabbis - does it seem at times that the whole world is against you?
However, even a cursory review of the decision reveals that it is fatally flawed from both a legal and factual perspective regarding Cingular's service levels and performance throughout the state.
Because a video was part of the submission process, there was grousing among participants - off the record, naturally - that the series' producers were looking for someone telegenic, a complaint borne out by a cursory glimpse at the 10 finalists.
FRTE's management is conducting cursory reviews of prospective acquisition candidates, as a means of judging which candidates will be pursued for potential acquisition.
We found the hiking information on the maps to be cursory and at times confusing - not the helpful detail common to publications produced by the National Park Service.
To cover 1500 years in such cursory fashion, however, is a venture fraught with peril.
With ConfigBuilder LE, XP Systems customers can easily customize their ATM transaction menus, "welcome" screens, and "please wait" screens with minimal training and with only a cursory knowledge of ATM configurations.