superficiality

Definitions of superficiality
  1. noun
    lack of depth of knowledge or thought or feeling
    synonyms: shallowness
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    Antonyms:
    profoundness, profundity
    intellectual depth; penetrating knowledge; keen insight; etc
    types:
    glibness, slickness
    a kind of fluent easy superficiality
    sciolism
    pretentious superficiality of knowledge
    type of:
    depth
    degree of psychological or intellectual profundity
  2. noun
    shallowness in terms of affecting only surface layers of something
    “he ignored the wound because of its superficiality
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    type of:
    shallowness
    the quality of lacking physical depth