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Then there were those songs that were either too half-baked or half-hearted to even fool us into turning them into smash hits.

Your query will be answered with a blank stare, followed by a long pause and half-hearted reply: My accountant?

So, in “The Runaways,” Don engages in a half-hearted ménage-a-trois AND outsmarts his frenemies.

The early scandal, but really it was a blip of gossip with half-hearted twangs, was that Sonja had a younger beau.

The crowd on the floor responded with a half-hearted murmur of assent.

But his head was too hot to wear a thinking cap, and no story would come at his half-hearted call.

From the first, Richardsons disguise as editor is little more than half-hearted.

He turned away, tossing another pebble into the pool with a half-hearted motion of his arm.

Its unpopularity has saved it from half-hearted and half-minded patronage.

It struck the old courtier that the captain's answer was but half-hearted.


On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to half-hearted, such as: apathetic, cool, impassive, indifferent, irresolute, and lackluster.

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