cursory definition

  • adjective:
    • Performed with haste and scant awareness of information: a cursory look at the headlines.
    • hasty; superficial; reckless
    • working about; not fixed.
    • Running about; not stationary.
    • described as haste; hastily or superficially carried out; slight; trivial; careless.
    • hasty and without awareness of detail; maybe not comprehensive
    • Performed with haste and scant awareness of detail: a cursory look at the headlines.
    • hasty; shallow; reckless
    • Running about; maybe not stationary.
    • working about; maybe not stationary.
    • described as haste; hastily or superficially performed; slight; trivial; careless.
    • hasty and without focus on information; not comprehensive
  • others:
    • working about; maybe not fixed.
    • In entomology, modified for running, given that foot of several terrestrial beetles; cursorial.
    • Hasty; slight; trivial; reckless; not working out or getting close interest: as, a cursory reader; a cursory view.
    • working about; maybe not fixed.
    • In entomology, adapted for operating, whilst the legs of several terrestrial beetles; cursorial.
    • Hasty; slight; superficial; reckless; maybe not exercising or getting close attention: as, a cursory audience; a cursory view.

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