Stewart's outrage at the sensationalism and superficiality of cable is largely on target.
He had ambitions and ideas that exceeded the superficiality of his industry.
If the city the city we love to hate for its superficiality is on board, who knows?
The history of larp as a hobby for the rich and famous illustrates the superficiality of its current geeky stigma.
The weakness in Romney is his superficiality, and the problem in our politics is... well, its superficiality.
The normal American novel, even in its most serious forms, takes colour from the national cocksureness and superficiality.
But when other critics accused him of superficiality they were in error.
Versatility is commonly regarded as an indication of superficiality.
Justice not destroyed by superficiality of punishments, iii.
Now there is no injustice, no superficiality in this observation; its object is simply parallel to their incapacity for synthesis.
late 14c., in anatomical and mathematical uses, "of or relating to a surface," from Latin superficialis "of or pertaining to the surface," from superficies "surface," from super "above, over" (see super-) + facies "form, face" (see face (n.)). Meaning "not deep, without thorough understanding, cursory" (of perceptions, thoughts, etc.) first recorded early 15c. (implied in superficially "not thoroughly").
superficial su·per·fi·cial (sōō'pər-fĭsh'əl)
Of, affecting, or being on or near the surface.