laxness
noun see lax I

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  • Laxness — Lax ness, n. The state of being lax; laxity. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • laxness — index dereliction, laches, neglect, negligence, omission, oversight (carelessness), sloth Burton s Legal …   Law dictionary

  • Laxness — Laxness, Halldor Kiljan …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Laxness — (Halldór Kiljan Gudjónsson, dit Halldór Kiljan) (1902 1998) écrivain islandais: Salka Valka (1931 1932), la Cloche d Islande (1943 1946), romans historiques et sociaux. P. Nobel 1955 …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Laxness — [läks′nes] Halldór (Kiljan) [häl′dôr] (born Halldór Gudjonsson) 1902 98; Icelandic novelist …   English World dictionary

  • Laxness — Halldór Laxness (Porträt von Einar Hákonarson) Halldór Kiljan Laxness [ˈhaltour ˈcʰɪljan ˈlaxsnɛs] ?/Info/IPA (eigentlich Halldór Guðjónsson; * 23. April 1902 in Reykjavík; † 8. Februar …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • laxness — noun The property of being lax, lacking strictness. There was a certain laxness in safety preparations that made the fire worse …   Wiktionary

  • Laxness — Lạxness,   Halldór Kiljan, eigentlich H. K. Guȓjónsson [ gvyȓ ], isländischer Schriftsteller, * Reykjavík 23. 4. 1902, ✝ ebenda 8. 2. 1998. Einfluss auf Laxness Schaffen hatten die Sagas, daneben der Expressionismus, den er in Deutschland kennen …   Universal-Lexikon

  • laxness — lax ► ADJECTIVE 1) not sufficiently strict, severe, or careful. 2) (of limbs or muscles) relaxed. DERIVATIVES laxity noun laxly adverb laxness noun. ORIGIN Latin laxus loose, lax …   English terms dictionary

  • laxness — noun 1. the quality of being lax and neglectful (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑laxity, ↑remissness, ↑slackness • Derivationally related forms: ↑slack (for: ↑slackness), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Laxness — biographical name Halldór Kiljan 1902 1998 Icelandic writer …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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