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Meaning of LAXITY

Pronunciation:  'laksitee

WordNet Dictionary
[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
\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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