Definitions for lackadaisicalˌlæk əˈdeɪ zɪ kəl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

lack•a•dai•si•calˌlæk əˈdeɪ zɪ kəl(adj.)

  1. being without vigor or spirit; listless.

  2. lazy; indolent.

Origin of lackadaisical:

1760–70; lackadais(y), var. of lackaday+ -ical

lack`a•dai′si•cal•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dreamy, lackadaisical, languid, languorous(adj)

    lacking spirit or liveliness

    "a lackadaisical attempt"; "a languid mood"; "a languid wave of the hand"; "a hot languorous afternoon"

  2. lackadaisical(adj)

    idle or indolent especially in a dreamy way

    "she was annoyingly lackadaisical and impractical"; "a...lackadaisical, spiritless young man-about-town"- P.G.Wodehouse

Wiktionary

  1. lackadaisical(Adjective)

    Showing no interest or enthusiasm.

  2. Origin: From the archaic interjection lackaday, lackadaisy.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lackadaisical(adj)

    affectedly pensive; languidly sentimental

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