Definition of Lackadaisical in English :

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1. dreamy, lackadaisical, languid, languorous

lacking spirit or liveliness

Example Sentences:
'a lackadaisical attempt'
'a languid mood'
'a languid wave of the hand'
'a hot languorous afternoon'

2. lackadaisical

idle or indolent especially in a dreamy way

Example Sentences:
'she was annoyingly lackadaisical and impractical'
'a...lackadaisical, spiritless young man-about-town'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of lackadaisical
lacking vitality and purpose
lazy or idle, esp in a dreamy way

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see synonyms of lackadaisical
showing lack of interest or spirit; listless; languid

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see synonyms of lackadaisical
1. Characterized by a lack of effort, care, or involvement: "There'll be no time to correct lackadaisical driving techniques after trouble develops" (William J. Hampton).
2. Lacking enthusiasm or interest; listless; casually lazy: If you weren't so lackadaisical in your studies, you wouldn't be so far behind in class.

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