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synonyms for laxness

  • disregard
  • failure
  • forgetfulness
  • heedlessness
  • inattention
  • inattentiveness
  • laxity
  • neglect
  • neglectfulness
  • oversight
  • remissness
  • slackness
  • thoughtlessness
  • unpreparedness

antonyms for laxness

MOST RELEVANT
  • accomplishment
  • achievement
  • attention
  • care
  • regard
  • respect
  • success
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How to use laxness in a sentence

Laxness in the care of one's room may mean the habit of laxness in other and more important ways.
A GIRL'S STUDENT DAYS AND AFTERJEANNETTE MARKS
Since coming to the Meiggs Plantation there had been a certain amount of laxness in regard to what the children did.
SIX LITTLE BUNKERS AT MAMMY JUNE'SLAURA LEE HOPE
Indeed, their laxness was also much canvassed with us, and the more staid of the visitors openly enough expressed their censure.
LOLA MONTEZEDMUND B. D'AUVERGNE
The woman chose this time to receive her lover in her house and to make a shameless public parade of her moral laxness.
THE LIFE OF LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN, VOLUME III (OF 3)ALEXANDER WHEELOCK THAYER
Her officers were men of spirit, but there seems to have been a fatal laxness in getting her ready for sea.
TWELVE NAVAL CAPTAINSMOLLY ELLIOT SEAWELL
We must not mistake an evident laxness of religious observance as being synonomous with moral looseness.
THE MEANING OF EVOLUTIONSAMUEL CHRISTIAN SCHMUCKER
Much that legitimately belonged to it, and much that did not in the laxness of the new code, he laid to the automobile.
THE BREAKING POINTMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
All this was the result of laxness, of the sentimentality he condemned; a firmer hand was needed everywhere.
THE HAPPY ENDJOSEPH HERGESHEIMER
There were also accusations of laxness and fraud in the erecting and management of the public industrial plants.
VIRGINIA UNDER THE STUARTS 1607-1688THOMAS J. WERTENBAKER
I have seen much comment on the increase of sexual laxness in the Central European states, owing to the influence of the war.
THE IRON RATIONGEORGE ABEL SCHREINER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO LAXNESS

  • Lethe
  • absentmindedness
  • abstraction
  • amnesia
  • blackout
  • blank
  • blockout
  • carelessness
  • dreaminess
  • fugue
  • heedlessness
  • hypomnesia
  • inattention
  • lapse of memory
  • laxness
  • limbo
  • loss of memory
  • negligence
  • nirvana
  • oblivion
  • obliviousness
  • paramnesia
  • repression
  • short memory
  • suppression
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.