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noun as in looseness


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That laxity can cause joint dysfunction where the pelvis and spine meet.

It leads to ligament laxity, particularly in the pelvic area, to accommodate childbirth.

But it is not only small airlines that reflect the laxity of the system.

But the laxity of the white church collectively has caused me to weep tears of love.

And it is probably one more typically Indian failing that we overlook such laxity.

A revelation like that, combined with laxity in this Biogenesis investigation, would be damning in the extreme.

To appreciate the law, you have to appreciate the incredible laxity of current rules on bogus gun sales.

I think that there has been neglect and laxity in the matter of not driving out the Japanese.

He said very truly that long impunity had introduced universal laxity, and had made conspiracy the most attractive of occupations.

The general impression which such transactions leave is that extreme laxity prevailed in all departments.

There is no fault attached to any one for this seeming laxity.

In him no laxity inhered, no falling away from the strict tenets of shipshape neatness.

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On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to laxity, such as: indecision, indifference, leniency, indulgence, and laxness.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.