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Meaning of LAXITY

Pronunciation:  'laksitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the quality of being lax and neglectful
 

LAXITY is a 6 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: laxness, remissness
 
 See Also: neglect, neglectfulness, negligence

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Lax"i*ty\ (l[a^]ks"[i^]*t[y^]), n. [L. laxitas, fr.
laxus loose, slack: cf. F. laxit['e], See {Lax}, a.]
The state or quality of being lax; want of tenseness,
strictness, or exactness.

 
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