lackadaisical lackadaisical  /ˌlæ kə ˈdeɪ zɪ kəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) lacking spirit or liveliness
  2. (adj) idle or indolent especially in a dreamy way

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. If he knew how to stage comedy, or find a scene's point, Porky's might have achieved something more than the lackadaisical good nature Clark shyly offers.
  2. Obama says with a laugh when I ask him about the lackadaisical pace.
  3. But Parnell ran a lackadaisical and unfocused campaign, while Young hit the pavement and worked his constituents.

News

  1. The PEN15 Mightier (June 9) - WWE + ROH = AWESOME

    WWE + ROH = Awesome. I must admit, after a few months of finding most WWE programming to be lackadaisical, the past couple of weeks have been a nice change of pace.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Lords of Pain

  2. Media : WATCH: Father John Misty Takes Us On A Not-So-Glamorous Tour Of Hollywood In “Funtimes In Babylon”

    Since the release of Fear Fun last year, we've only imagined the visuals that could go along with the poignant and intentionally lackadaisical, gloomy opener, " Funtimes In Babylon ." Enjoy at FILTERmagazine.com
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Filter Magazine

Quotes

  1. "When you get ahead by so much, you kind of get lackadaisical," Hawks guard Mike Bibby said. "Basketball is a game of runs. They made a run at us. The main thing is: We withstood it."
    on Apr 17, 2010 By: Mike Bibby Source: msnbc.com

  2. "They are risking everything by this 'go along with BP' strategy they have that seems like, lackadaisical on this," Carville told CNN's Anderson Cooper on Friday. "They seem like they're inconvenienced by this, this is some giant thing...
    on May 21, 2010 By: James Carville Source: Politico

  3. "The offense is great, but the one good thing is we allowed hardly any chances up until the third period, where we got a little lackadaisical," said Recchi, who had a goal and three assists to give him 800 assists for his career. "The first...
    on Dec 15, 2006 By: Mark Recchi Source: SI.com

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