cursory

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From Middle French cursoire (rapid), from Latin cursorius (hasty, of a race or running)

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cursory (comparative more cursory, superlative most cursory)

  1. hasty; superficial; careless
    Most junk mail requires only a cursory glance.
  2. (obsolete) Running about; not stationary.

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