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shallow

shal·low

shallow

 
 
pronunciation:
shae lo
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: shallower, shallowest
definition 1: measuring little from top to bottom; not deep.
They crossed where the river was shallow.
antonyms:
deep
similar words:
thin
definition 2: without deep thought or feeling.
I can only have shallow conversations with Peter.
antonyms:
profound
similar words:
artificial, empty, frivolous, idle, light, petty, slight, trivial
 
part of speech: noun
definition: (usually plural) a place where the water is not deep.
They waded in the shallows.
synonyms:
shoal
antonyms:
deep
derivations: shallowly (adv.), shallowness (n.)
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