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3 definitions found
 for lackadaisical
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  lackadaisical \lack`a*dai"si*cal\ (l[a^]k`[.a]*d[=a]"z[i^]*kal),
     a. [From Lackadaisy, interj.]
     1. Affectedly pensive; languidly sentimental; dreamy.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Lacking spirit or liveliness; lethargic; listless;
        languid.
        [PJC]
  
     3. Indolent; lazy; idle, especially in a dreamy manner.
        [PJC] -- Lack`a*dai"si*cal*ly, adv.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  lackadaisical
      adj 1: lacking spirit or liveliness; "a lackadaisical attempt";
             "a languid mood"; "a languid wave of the hand"; "a hot
             languorous afternoon" [syn: dreamy, lackadaisical,
             languid, languorous]
      2: idle or indolent especially in a dreamy way; "she was
         annoyingly lackadaisical and impractical";
         "a...lackadaisical, spiritless young man-about-town"-
         P.G.Wodehouse

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  119 Moby Thesaurus words for "lackadaisical":
     Micawberish, apathetic, ataractic, backward, benumbed, blase,
     bored, careless, casual, cold, cool, dallying, dead, debilitated,
     degage, delaying, devil-may-care, dilatory, dillydallying,
     disinterested, dispassionate, disregardful, dopey, dormant, droopy,
     drugged, dull, easy, easygoing, emasculated, enervated, exanimate,
     faineant, foot-dragging, free and easy, heavy, hebetudinous,
     heedless, idle, inactive, inanimate, inattentive, incurious,
     indifferent, indolent, inert, inexcitable, insouciant, jaded,
     laggard, lagging, languid, languishing, languorous, lax, lazy,
     leaden, lethargic, lifeless, limp, lingering, listless, loitering,
     lukewarm, lumpish, mindless, moribund, negligent, nonchalant, numb,
     offhand, passive, perfunctory, phlegmatic, pococurante, pooped,
     procrastinating, procrastinative, procrastinatory, reckless,
     regardless, remiss, romantic, sated, sentimental, shuffling, slack,
     sleepy, slothful, slow, sluggish, somnolent, spiritless, stagnant,
     stagnating, stultified, supine, tepid, torpid, turned-off,
     unanxious, uncaring, unconcerned, undiscriminating, unemotional,
     unenthusiastic, unexcitable, unexcited, unimpressed, uninspired,
     uninterested, unmindful, unmoved, unsolicitous, vegetable,
     vegetative, wan, weary, world-weary
  
  

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