What does lackadaisical mean?

Definitions for lackadaisicalˌlæk əˈdeɪ zɪ kəl

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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


  1. lackadaisical(a.)

    Lacking spirit or liveliness; lethargic; listless; languid.

  2. lackadaisical(a.)

    Indolent; lazy; idle, especially in a dreamy manner.

  3. Origin: [From Lackadaisy, interj.]


  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

  2. Origin: [From Lackadaisy, interj.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Lackadaisical

    lak-a-dā′zi-kal, adj. affectedly pensive, sentimental.—interj. Lack′adaisy=Lack-a-day. [Alack-a-day. See Alack.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lackadaisical in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lackadaisical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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