Perfunctory

Definition of Perfunctory

Per`func´to`ry
a.1.Done merely to get rid of a duty; performed mechanically and as a thing of rote; done in a careless and superficial manner; characterized by indifference; as, perfunctory admonitions.
2.Hence: Mechanical; indifferent; listless; careless.

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