Cursory vs Fading - What's the difference?

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Cursory is a related term of fading.


In obsolete|lang=en terms the difference between cursory and fading

is that cursory is (obsolete) running about; not stationary while fading is (obsolete) an irish dance; also, the burden of a song.

As an adjective cursory

is hasty; superficial; careless.

As a verb fading is

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As a noun fading is

the act of something that fades; gradual diminishment.

cursory

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • hasty; superficial; careless
  • Most junk mail requires only a cursory glance.
  • (obsolete) Running about; not stationary.
  • Derived terms

    * cursorily * cursoriness

    See also

    * cursor

    fading

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • .
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-10-19, volume=409, issue=8858, magazine=(The Economist), author=Banyan
  • , title= The meaning of Sachin , passage=With fading eyesight and reactions, the runs have dried up. That Mr Tendulkar has nonetheless kept his place in the national [cricket] side is a more dismal exemplum: of the impunity enjoyed by all India‚Äôs rich and powerful.}}

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of something that fades; gradual diminishment.
  • * 1854 , (Herman Melville), (Israel Potter)
  • (obsolete) An Irish dance; also, the burden of a song.
  • * Beaumont and Fletcher
  • Fading is a fine jig.
  • * (William Shakespeare) (1564-1616)
  • delicate burthens of dildos and fadings
    (Webster 1913)