Cursoriness
Cursoriness Cur"so*ri*ness, n. The quality of being cursory; superficial performance; as, cursoriness of view. [1913 Webster]

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  • cursoriness — cursory ► ADJECTIVE ▪ hasty and therefore not thorough. DERIVATIVES cursorily adverb cursoriness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • cursoriness — noun see cursory …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cursoriness — See cursorily. * * * …   Universalium

  • cursoriness — noun The state of being cursory …   Wiktionary

  • cursoriness — cur·so·ri·ness || kɜːsÉ™rɪnɪs n. quality of being hasty and superficial …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cursoriness — cur·so·ri·ness …   English syllables

  • cursoriness — )rēnə̇s, rin noun ( es) : the quality of being cursory …   Useful english dictionary

  • cursory — adjective Etymology: Late Latin cursorius of running, from Latin currere Date: 1601 rapidly and often superficially performed or produced ; hasty < a cursory glance > Synonyms: see superficial • cursorily …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • cursory — cursorily, adv. cursoriness, n. /kerr seuh ree/, adj. going rapidly over something, without noticing details; hasty; superficial: a cursory glance at a newspaper article. [1595 1605; < LL cursorius running, equiv. to L cur(rere) to run + sorius,… …   Universalium

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