Definition of lackadaisical in English:
- The President is remarkably lackadaisical about finding the senior administration official who leaked the identity of a CIA operative.
- I want to be organized, but I'm just too lackadaisical to get things in order.
- He still is too inconsistent and too lackadaisical.
Mid 18th century (also in the sense 'feebly sentimental'): from lackaday or its obsolete extended form lackadaisy.
‘Feebly sentimental’ was among the early meanings of lackadaisical which comes from the archaic interjection lackaday (earlier alack-a-day), and its extended form lackadaisy.
- 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.
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