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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [lak-uh-dey-zi-kuh l]
    • /ˌlæk əˈdeɪ zɪ kəl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [lak-uh-dey-zi-kuh l]
    • /ˌlæk əˈdeɪ zɪ kəl/

Definitions of lackadaisicalness word

  • adjective lackadaisicalness without interest, vigor, or determination; listless; lethargic: a lackadaisical attempt. 1
  • adjective lackadaisicalness lazy; indolent: a lackadaisical fellow. 1
  • noun lackadaisicalness The state or quality of being lackadaisical. 1

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Origin of lackadaisicalness

First appearance:

before 1760
One of the 46% newest English words
1760-70; lackadais(y) (variant of lackaday) + -ical

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Parts of speech for Lackadaisicalness


lackadaisicalness popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 47% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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Synonyms for lackadaisicalness

noun lackadaisicalness

  • sloth — habitual disinclination to exertion; indolence; laziness.
  • lethargy — the quality or state of being drowsy and dull, listless and unenergetic, or indifferent and lazy; apathetic or sluggish inactivity.
  • negligence — the quality, fact, or result of being negligent; neglect: negligence in discharging one's responsibilities.
  • apathy — You can use apathy to talk about someone's state of mind if you are criticizing them because they do not seem to be interested in or enthusiastic about anything.
  • weariness — physically or mentally exhausted by hard work, exertion, strain, etc.; fatigued; tired: weary eyes; a weary brain.

Antonyms for lackadaisicalness

noun lackadaisicalness

  • diligence — constant and earnest effort to accomplish what is undertaken; persistent exertion of body or mind.
  • industriousness — working energetically and devotedly; hard-working; diligent: an industrious person.
  • activity — Activity is a situation in which a lot of things are happening or being done.
  • life — the condition that distinguishes organisms from inorganic objects and dead organisms, being manifested by growth through metabolism, reproduction, and the power of adaptation to environment through changes originating internally.
  • liveliness — full or suggestive of life or vital energy; active, vigorous, or brisk: a lively discussion.

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