Lackadaisical

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Lackadaisical Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    lackadaisical adj
  1. lacking spirit or liveliness; "a lackadaisical attempt"; "a languid mood"; "a languid wave of the hand"; "a hot languorous afternoon" [syn: dreamy, languid, languorous]
  2. idle or indolent especially in a dreamy way; "she was annoyingly lackadaisical and impractical"; "a...lackadaisical, spiritless young man-about-town"- P.G.Wodehouse
Lackadaisical Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Lackadaisical \Lack`a*dai"si*cal\, a. [From Lackadaisy, interj.] Affectedly pensive; languidly sentimental. -- Lack`a*dai"si*cal*ly, adv.
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    * If the English language made any sense, lackadaisical would have something to do with a shortage of flowers. - Doug Larson


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