What does laxity mean?

Definitions for laxity
ˈlæk sɪ tilax·i·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. laxness, laxity(noun)

    the condition of being physiologically lax

    "baths can help the laxness of the bowels"

  2. laxness, laxity, remissness, slackness(noun)

    the quality of being lax and neglectful


  1. laxity(Noun)

    The state of being lax; looseness, lack of tension.

  2. laxity(Noun)

    Moral looseness; lack of rigorousness or strictness.

  3. Origin: From laxité, from laxitatem, from laxus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Laxity(adj)

    the state or quality of being lax; want of tenseness, strictness, or exactness

  2. Origin: [L. laxitas, fr. laxus loose, slack: cf. F. laxit, See Lax, a.]

How to pronounce laxity?

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How to say laxity in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of laxity in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of laxity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of laxity in a Sentence

  1. Atlanta OB-GYN Dr. Katherine Babaliaros:

    Unfortunately, people's arches don't come back after pregnancy, other than wearing shoes with good arch support, there's nothing you can do about the sort of laxity and spreading of the bones.

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