Definition of half-hearted in English:

half-hearted

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adjective

Derivatives

half-heartedly

adverb
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  • I sat at a student's desk and half-heartedly listened to the lengthy conversation that ensued.
  • But it is shocking how badly and how half-heartedly they attempted to correct the vastly negative impression first given.
  • The parliament building was half-heartedly half evacuated.

half-heartedness

noun
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  • And if a country does embark on war, timidity and half-heartedness and second-guessing are always the source of more death and misery than decisiveness and ruthlessness and forcing things to a conclusion.
  • He blamed the failures of the ‘yes’ campaign on the half-heartedness of France's leaders.
  • In neglecting small things, the King exposed half-heartedness, in neglecting small things it resulted in lost opportunity.

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