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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Perfunctory (0.00845 detik)
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English → English (WordNet) Definition: perfunctory perfunctory adj 1: 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” [syn: casual, cursory, passing(a)] 2: as a formality only; “a one-candidate pro forma election” [syn: pro forma]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Perfunctory Perfunctory \Per*func"to*ry\, a. [L. perfunctorius, fr. perfunctus dispatched, p. p. of perfungi to discharge, dispatch; per (see Per) + fungi to perform. See Function.] 1. Done merely to get rid of a duty; performed mechanically and as a thing of rote; done in a careless and superficial manner; characterized by indifference; as, perfunctory admonitions. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence: Mechanical; indifferent; listless; careless. “Perfunctory in his devotions.” --Sharp. [1913 Webster]


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