Synonyms for perfunctory


1. casual, cursory, passing(prenominal), perfunctory, careless (vs. careful)
usage: hasty and without attention to detail; not thorough; "a casual (or cursory) inspection failed to reveal the house's structural flaws"; "a passing glance"; "perfunctory courtesy"
2. pro forma, perfunctory, formal (vs. informal)
usage: as a formality only; "a one-candidate pro forma election"
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