Definition of Cursoriness

1. n. The quality of being cursory; superficial performance; as, cursoriness of view.



Definition of Cursoriness

1. Noun. The state of being cursory ¹

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Definition of Cursoriness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cursoriness

cursitors
cursive
cursive script
cursively
cursiveness
cursivenesses
cursives
cursor
cursor key
cursor keys
cursorary
cursored
cursores
cursorial
cursorily
cursoriness (current term)
cursorinesses
cursoring
cursorless
cursors
cursory
cursour
cursours
curst
curstfully
cursus
curt
curtail
curtailed
curtailer

Literary usage of Cursoriness

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1. The Contemporary Review (1875)
"I only notice one, as being an important evidence of the haste and cursoriness already referred to. My critic is shocked to find " the Phoenician alphabet ..."

2. The Bookman (1896)
"Still, notwithstanding the comparative cursoriness with which these interesting phases of New Orleans life are treated, in order, no doubt, to make room for ..."

3. Papers of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University by Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology (1910)
"No one acquianted with the cursoriness of the Maya Manuscripts will be surprised that among 138 numbers I have declared 21 to be wrong. ..."

4. Transactions of the Royal Society of Literature of the United Kingdom by Royal Society of Literature (Great Britain) (1847)
"Let us, then, (my dear Sir,) eschewing cursoriness, take due care that the first gallery is hung with real rudiments. I remain, dear Sir, The Rev. ..."

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