dilettantish(redirected from dilettantishly)
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dil·et·tante(dĭl′ĭ-tänt′, dĭl′ĭ-tänt′, -tănt′)
n. pl. dil·et·tantes also dil·et·tan·ti (-tän′tē)
1. One who dabbles in an art or a field of knowledge.
2. Archaic A lover of the fine arts.
[Italian, lover of the arts, from present participle of dilettare, to delight, from Latin dēlectāre; see delight.]
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|Adj.||1.||dilettantish - showing frivolous or superficial interest; amateurish; "his dilettantish efforts at painting"|
superficial - concerned with or comprehending only what is apparent or obvious; not deep or penetrating emotionally or intellectually; "superficial similarities"; "a superficial mind"; "his thinking was superficial and fuzzy"; "superficial knowledge"; "the superficial report didn't give the true picture"; "only superficial differences"