Cur"so*ry (k?r"s?-r?), a. [L. cursorius, fr. cursor. See Cursor.]

1.

Running about; not stationary.

[Obs.]

2.

Characterized by haste; hastily or superficially performed; slight; superficial; careless.

Events far too important to be treated in a cursory manner. Hallam.

 

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