flaming_tyger (flaming_tyger) wrote in 1word1day,
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perfunctory-adjective  [per-fuhngk-tuh-ree]
1. performed merely as a routine duty; hasty and superficial: perfunctory courtesy.
2. lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; indifferent or apathetic: In his lectures he reveals himself to be merely a perfunctory speaker.

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/perfunctory

She did not notice her lab partner's new haircut as she performed a perfunctory greeting.
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