Definitions for cursory
ˈkɜr sə ricur·so·ry
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casual, cursory, passing(a), perfunctoryadjective
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"
hasty; superficial; careless
Most junk mail requires only a cursory glance.
Running about; not stationary.
Etymology: From cursorius
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Hasty; quick; inattentive; careless.
Etymology: from cursorius, Latin.
The first, upon a cursory and superficial view, appeared like the head of another man. Addison.
Cursory refers to something done quickly with little attention to details, in a hasty or superficial manner.
running about; not stationary
characterized by haste; hastily or superficially performed; slight; superficial; careless
Etymology: [L. cursorius, fr. cursor. See Cursor.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kur′sor-i, adj. hasty: superficial: careless.—adj. Cur′sorary (Shak.), cursory.—adv. Cur′sorily.—n. Cur′soriness. [L. currĕre, cursum, to run.]
The numerical value of cursory in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of cursory in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
While it would appear that his car broke down and he had walked for help, he never called for help from the cell phone that was found on his body, sandy Smith has never accepted the conclusion of the cursory investigation that followed his death, that concluded that his death was a result of a hit-and-run.
You go to the financial aid website, you do some cursory read-through and then you hit 'next,'.
Sandy Smith has never accepted the conclusion of the cursory investigation that followed his death, that concluded that his death was a result of a hit-and-run. he would have made sure that he was not seen by anyone.
In the U.S. it is quite cursory, it doesn’t take very long, the physician usually has not had much training in clinical breast examination.
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