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perfunctory
pər'fəŋktəriː
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English Definition
(形) As an adjective
  1. Hasty and without attention to detail; not thorough.
  2. As a formality only.
Hyphenationper•func•to•ry
Part of Speech(形) adjective
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敷衍fūyǎnto elaborate (on a theme); to expound (the classics); perfunctory; to skimp; to botch; to do something half-heartedly or just for show; barely enough to get by
机械性jīxiè xìngmechanical
苟且gǒuqiěperfunctory; careless; drifting along; resigned to one's fate; improper (relations); illicit (sex)
有一搭没一搭yǒu yī dā méi yī dāunimportant; perfunctory; indifferent; (of conversation) idly
不痛不痒bù tòng bù yǎnglit. doesn't hurt, doesn't tickle (idiom); something is wrong, but not quite sure what; fig. not getting to any matter of substance; scratching the surface; superficial; perfunctory
含糊hánhuambiguous; vague; careless; perfunctory
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