Lackadaisical meaning

lăkə-dāzĭ-kəl
Showing no interest or enthusiasm.

The lackadaisical look on his face.

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Lacking spirit, liveliness, or interest; languid.
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Showing lack of interest or spirit; listless; languid.
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The definition of lackadaisical is someone lacking spirit or interest.

An example of someone who would be described as lackadaisical is a person who makes a disinterested and half-hearted attempt at his schoolwork.

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Origin of lackadaisical

  • From lackadaisy alteration of lackaday

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From the archaic interjection lackaday, lackadaisy.

    From Wiktionary