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What does "Lax" mean?

Definition

(n.) A looseness; diarrhea (v. t.) Having a looseness of the bowels; diarrheal (v. t.) Not strict or stringent; not exact; loose; weak; vague; equivocal (v. t.) Not tense, firm, or rigid; loose; slack; as, a lax bandage; lax fiber


Synonyms loose, soft, slack, lenient, weak, limp, regular, flaccid, indulgent, negligent, permissive, relaxed, floppy, sagging, droopy, drooping, loose-jointed, unconstipated, tensionless


Example: "A lax rope" Example: "Such lax and slipshod ways are no longer acceptable" Example: "Procedures are lax and discipline is weak" Example: "Took his lax hand in hers"


Word Family laxer, laxest, laxities, laxity, laxly, laxness