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sloppiness

s lo pee nuhs

  • n  the wetness of ground that is covered or soaked with water
    the sloppiness of a rainy November day
  • n  a lack of order and tidiness; not cared for
  • n  the quality of not being careful or taking pains
  • n  falsely emotional in a maudlin way

  • In 2003, just after the start of the Iraq war, Moore's blunt sloppiness was still considered so declass that his anti-Bush Oscar acceptance speech was booed.
  • The austere space communicates antifashion; there is nothing cool about the spartanic sloppiness.
  • I voted against the Military Commissions Act because its sloppiness would inevitably lead to the Court, once again, rejecting the Administration's extreme legal position.
Quotes

  • Jurgen Klinsmann in USA Today
    We wanted to show from the start who is the boss here,Bayern coach Juergen Klinsmann said. "We didn't want to allow any sloppiness and to let them score first."
  • Bert van Marwijk in Calgary Herald
    After the Cameroon match, I spoke to the squad. We often have that period of sloppiness after we take the lead. I said we can't afford that,said van Marwijk. "If you look at what we've done so far, we've given a stable impression in the...
  • Sandy Berger in USA Today
    I deeply regret the sloppiness involved but had no intention of withholding documents from the Commission and, to the contrary, to my knowledge every document requested by the Commission from the Clinton Administration was produced,Berger...

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