Definition of lackadaisical in English:

lackadaisical

Line breaks: lacka|dai¦si¦cal
Pronunciation: /ˌlakəˈdeɪzɪk(ə)l
 
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adjective

Derivatives

lackadaisically

adverb
More example sentences
  • They perpetuate the lies and the fairytales that they have been told since childhood lackadaisically.
  • During my visit to the Beijing New Art Projects the Gao brothers walked out from behind their glass office and lackadaisically circulated among the visitors.
  • If during the year a team plays lackadaisically because of the leadership of the coach, this factor will be intensified.

Origin

mid 18th century (also in the sense 'feebly sentimental'): from lackaday or its obsolete extended form lackadaisy.

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