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Word: lackadaisical

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


Sentences Containing 'lackadaisical'

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.

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