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It was Independent People, by Nobel laureate Haldor Laxness, that put modern Icelandic literature on the global map.

The authorities are expressing shock over the laxness of the security.

Laxness in the care of one's room may mean the habit of laxness in other and more important ways.

Since coming to the Meiggs Plantation there had been a certain amount of laxness in regard to what the children did.

Indeed, their laxness was also much canvassed with us, and the more staid of the visitors openly enough expressed their censure.

The woman chose this time to receive her lover in her house and to make a shameless public parade of her moral laxness.

Her officers were men of spirit, but there seems to have been a fatal laxness in getting her ready for sea.


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On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to laxness, such as: disregard, failure, forgetfulness, heedlessness, inattention, and inattentiveness.

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