Definition of shallowness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈʃæləʊnəs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈʃæloʊnəs//
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  1. 1(disapproving) the quality of not showing serious thought, feelings, etc. about something synonym superficiality the shallowness of pop culture
  2. 2the fact of not having much distance between the top or surface and the bottom The shallowness of the water limited the tsunami's destructive power.
  3. opposite depth