Cursory – meaning of the word and examples

Going rapidly over something, without noticing details; hasty; superficial: (

To quick and probably not detailed. (Cambridge Dictionary)

Rapidly and often superficially performed or produced: Hasty. (Merriam – Webster)

Hasty and therefore not thorough or detailed. (Oxford Dictionaries)

A cursory glance or examination is a brief one in which you do not pay much attention to detail. (Collins Dictionary)


A Cursory Review of Surgical Methods for the Extirpation of Hemorrhoids.

Cursory Remarks on the Administration of the late Governor General of India …

Against Cursory Treatments in Ethics of Medical Migration from Underserved Countries.


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