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- listless, lethargic, having no energy, having no spirit
Lackadaisical customer service, with erratic parts supplies, are only bad memories.
So long as my colleagues excuse such lackadaisical behavior, prompt abatement will never be achieved.
And with all but two performances ranging from lackadaisical to broad, so does the picture.
- (1) to attract (2) to fascinate or charm
- fascination, charm, appeal: the allure of a medical profession
They do not only fear their people from doing evil by punishments, but also allure them to virtue with rewards of honour.
Suburbia's original allure was an escape from city problems such as crime and congestion
For all of its allure , gold's human and environmental toll has never been so steep.
- to shorten by cutting a piece off, to cut short; to shorten a number by dropping some digits
To truncate a long and tedious story, it has not so far succeeded.
Comments are useless if you truncate the conclusions.
Unfortunately, anthologies truncate selections,but often excerpts can move us to read works in their entirety.
adj. Producing a feeling of being purified emotionally, spiritually, or psychologically as a result of an intense emotional experience or therapeutic technique. “The strength of the movie had a cathartic effect on her.”
Yes, daily down time and date nights are cathartic and healthy.
Watching the two go at each other may be cathartic for some, but it shouldn't be confused with movie art.
It went on for more than two hours, and the family members found it cathartic .
using a roundabout course
using a roundabout, lengthy course: “He took a circuitous route to avoid traffic.”
In these cases circuitous routes were used for the sole purpose of evading regulations.
Additionally, social systems are complex enough that they may take a tortuous and circuitous route back toward equilibrium.
However, circuitous routes were used where intrastate authority was lacking.
Their words were obtuse and the presentations circuitous .