Perfunctory – meaning of the word and examples

Done quickly, without taking care or interest. (Cambridge Dictionary)

Characterised by routine or superficiality: Mechanical. (Merriam – Webster)

Lacking in interest or enthusiasm. (Merriam – Webster)

perfunctory action is done quickly and carelessly, and shows a lack of interest in what you are doing. (Collins Dictionary)

(of an action) carried out without real interest, feeling, or effort. (Oxford Dictionaries)


Work School English. Perfunctory.

Word pandit.


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