As adjectives the difference between avid and cursory
is that avid
is enthusiastic; passionate; longing eagerly; eager; greedy while cursory
is hasty; superficial; careless.
enthusiastic; passionate; longing eagerly; eager; greedy
* 1996 , , Oyster , Virago Press, paperback edition, page 3
- I'm an avid reader.
- We waited for something to happen, for anything to happen, we were avid for some event to unfold itself out of the burning nothing to save us.
hasty; superficial; careless
(obsolete) Running about; not stationary.
- Most junk mail requires only a cursory glance.