Camelia was in nowise disconcerted by these superficialities.
Carrie was an apt student of fortune's ways—of fortune's superficialities.
Kansas is still too near to first principles to be concerned with superficialities.
It is only youth that estimates happiness by superficialities.
Perhaps they may have meant to say that sometimes Mr. Davis dealt in superficialities.
But these are hardly more than superficialities of the service.
A man knows solitude, his thoughts come clear, superficialities are left behind in the lands of men.
The world classifies human beings according to their superficialities.
It is indeed a poor sort of fool who does not know himself in his relations to the superficialities of his daily existence.
He wanted quiet and was ever ill at ease among the superficialities of a hypocritical civilisation.
late 14c., in anatomical and mathematical uses, "of or relating to a surface," from Latin superficialis "of or pertaining to the surface," from superficies "surface," from super "above, over" (see super-) + facies "form, face" (see face (n.)). Meaning "not deep, without thorough understanding, cursory" (of perceptions, thoughts, etc.) first recorded early 15c. (implied in superficially "not thoroughly").
superficial su·per·fi·cial (sōō'pər-fĭsh'əl)
Of, affecting, or being on or near the surface.