Definitions for half-hearted
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word half-hearted
Not sincere; lacking full energy, effort, commitment, or resolve.
He made a half-hearted attempt to read the chapter before giving up and dozing off.
wanting in heart or spirit; ungenerous; unkind
lacking zeal or courage; lukewarm
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When a milestone is conquered, the subtle erosion called entitlement begins its consuming grind. The team regards its greatness as a trait and a right. Half hearted effort becomes habit and saps a champion.
In the past, Asian fusion in Asia was generally weak, scattered by half-hearted attempts at innovation, now, I see more chefs pushing the envelope -- at restaurants including Ho Lee Fook in Hong Kong, Narisawa in Japan, Gaggan in Thailand, Black Sheep in Manila and so many more.
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