SYNONYMS FOR perfunctory
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Origin of perfunctory
OTHER WORDS FROM perfunctoryper·func·to·ri·ly, adverbper·func·to·ri·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for perfunctory
These shows, though they try hard to generate excitement, can’t help but feel a bit perfunctory.
These gestures, marked with a level of pomp that made them feel all the more perfunctory, did little to encourage confidence in the organization’s sincerity.Embattled Golden Globes scramble for show of diversity|John Paul King|March 2, 2021|Washington Blade
Ronaldo also does more than the perfunctory share of philanthropy that we expect from our athletic superstars.Why It’s Still OK to Hate Sexy Bastard Cristiano Ronaldo After He Saved Team USA|Emily Shire|June 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Frank Sinatra, who might have made a perfect Sky Masterson, made a perfunctory Nathan Detroit.New York’s Greatest Show Or How They Did Not Screw Up ‘Guys and Dolls’|Ross Wetzsteon|April 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now, most offered perfunctory thanks to fans, company, agent, and scene partner.
The debt-ceiling authorization has historically been a perfunctory mechanism.Never Mind Obamacare. Worry About the Debt Ceiling.|William L. McComb|October 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It was unusual for Doc to be so perfunctory, but on this particular subject he was sticking to just the facts.
He invites various players to make the cards; this is done in rather a perfunctory manner.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Various matters mentioned by the governor receive perfunctory and formal answers.
A test examination would follow of a perfunctory character, and an intimation of your appointment would be the sequel.
Some of the others said a perfunctory word or two and went away with lingering backward looks.
Her desirable surroundings kindled her to but a perfunctory interest in life: the electric spark was absent.