halfhearted

[ haf-hahr-tid, hahf- ]SEE DEFINITION OF halfhearted

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HALFHEARTED

The cow, shaking her head in a halfhearted defiance, followed.

A halfhearted effort was made to harness her up to "Elizabeth," but she flatly declined to answer to the appellation.

We stood against them; were halfhearted, and were beaten; and then we petted them, and bit by bit our privileges were torn away.

The scene of the morning recurred to my mind, and my halfhearted effort to prevent him from accompanying us.

The result in the way of incompetent and halfhearted teaching we all know.

At the mouth of the alley stood Charles, wearing a halfhearted VampMob outfit of black t-shirt and jeans and white face-paint.

The guards were, as Erculio must have known they would be, halfhearted about carrying out their mandate.

The voice of the people is duly represented, but it is a very weak and halfhearted voice.

Two or three women, far back in the hall, start a halfhearted handclapping.

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