Synonyms for laxity

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Laxity in the observance of this rule will result disastrously.

The laxity of morals at the beginning of our era has been exaggerated but it was real.

The laxity of "foreigners" on this article of the Creed is proverbial.

The English laxity had led to too much liberty, to doubting, even.

Only if there was laxity in the handling of the planet's motion would a storm come.

This was not due to laxity of morals, but to the fact that they had no taboos on reality.

Too much zeal in a subordinate is even more fatal than laxity.

He is not bound at all but rather relaxed; and his violence is not only a relaxation but a laxity.

Any laxity, and the laziest man was bound to start an epidemic of laziness.

This laxity misled Danton into supposing that escape was practicable.

WORD ORIGIN

1520s, from Middle French laxité, from Latin laxitatem (nominative laxitas) "width, spaciousness," from laxus (see lax).

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