Word:

Shallow

Shal´low
a.1.Not deep; having little depth; shoal.
2.Not deep in tone.
The sound perfecter and not so shallow and jarring.
- Bacon.
3.Not intellectually deep; not profound; not penetrating deeply; simple; not wise or knowing; ignorant; superficial; as, a shallow mind; shallow learning.
Deep versed in books, and shallow in himself.
- Milton.
n.1.A place in a body of water where the water is not deep; a shoal; a flat; a shelf.
2.(Zool.) The rudd.
v. t.1.To make shallow.
v. i.1.To become shallow, as water.
Noun1.shallow - a stretch of shallow water
Synonyms: shoal
Verb1.shallow - make shallow; "The silt shallowed the canal"
Synonyms: shoal
2.shallow - become shallow; "the lake shallowed over time"
Synonyms: shoal
Adj.1.shallow - lacking physical depth; having little spatial extension downward or inward from an outer surface or backward or outward from a center; "shallow water"; "a shallow dish"; "a shallow cut"; "a shallow closet"; "established a shallow beachhead"; "hit the ball to shallow left field"
Antonyms:
deep - having great spatial extension or penetration downward or inward from an outer surface or backward or laterally or outward from a center; sometimes used in combination; "a deep well"; "a deep dive"; "deep water"; "a deep casserole"; "a deep gash"; "deep massage"; "deep pressure receptors in muscles"; "deep shelves"; "a deep closet"; "surrounded by a deep yard"; "hit the ball to deep center field"; "in deep space"; "waist-deep"
2.shallow - not deep or strong; not affecting one deeply; "shallow breathing"; "a night of shallow fretful sleep"; "in a shallow trance"
Antonyms:
deep - relatively deep or strong; affecting one deeply; "a deep breath"; "a deep sigh"; "deep concentration"; "deep emotion"; "a deep trance"; "in a deep sleep"
3.shallow - lacking depth of intellect or knowledge; concerned only with what is obvious; "shallow people"; "his arguments seemed shallow and tedious"
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