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Word: lackadaisical

Definition: lacking interest or effort; lacking purpose or zest; lazy; halfhearted; languid


Sentences Containing 'lackadaisical'

The film gained negative reviews with Malathi Rangarajan of The Hindu citing that "a frivolous storyline, a lackadaisical approach to the screenplay and inept direction mar "Three Roses"", adding that "after all the hype and hoopla, speculation and delay, arrives "Three Roses", and ironically it is focus that the film lacks."
There is no doubt whatever that I was a lackadaisical young spooney; but there was a purity of heart in all this, that prevents my having quite a contemptuous recollection of it, let me laugh as I may.
Though for the most part largely lackadaisical and nonchalant in his relationships with others, he is often depicted as the only member of the family who is not only unafraid of Marie, but the only one who will put his foot down and stand up to her, much to the combined relief and horror of the other characters.

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