lackaday

  • 1 Lackaday — Lack a*day , interj. [Abbreviated from alackaday.] Alack the day; alas; an expression of sorrow, regret, dissatisfaction, or surprise. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 lackaday — [lak′ə dā΄] interj. [contr. < ALACKADAY] Archaic ALACK …

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  • 3 lackaday — interjection Etymology: by alteration & shortening from alack the day Date: 1695 archaic used to express regret or deprecation …

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  • 4 lackaday — /lak euh day /, interj. Archaic. (used as an expression of regret, sorrow, dismay, or disapproval.) [1685 95; alter. of alack the day] * * * …

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  • 5 lackaday — expression of regret or deprecation Forthright s Forsoothery …

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  • 6 lackaday — interj. Alas, well a day, alack, woe s the day …

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  • 7 lackaday — lack·a·day …

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  • 8 lackaday — lack•a•day [[t]ˈlæk əˌdeɪ[/t]] interj. archaic (used as an expression of regret, sorrow, or disapproval) • Etymology: 1685–95; alter. of alack the day …

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  • 9 lackaday — /ˈlækədeɪ/ (say lakuhday) interjection Archaic → alack. {aphetic form of phrase alack the day, with a for unstressed the} …

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  • 10 lackaday — ˈlakəˌdā interjection Etymology: by alteration and shortening from alack the day archaic used to express sorrow or regret …

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  • 11 Alackaday — A*lack a*day , interj. [For alack the day. Cf. Lackaday.] An exclamation expressing sorrow. [1913 Webster] Note: Shakespeare has alack the day and alack the heavy day. Compare woe worth the day. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 12 Lackadaisy — Lack a*dai sy, interj. [From {Lackaday}, interj.] An expression of languor. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 13 lackadaisical — adjective Etymology: irregular from lackaday + ical Date: 1768 lacking life, spirit, or zest ; languid Synonyms: see languid • lackadaisically adverb …

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  • 19 lackadaisical — lackadaisically, adv. lackadaisicalness, n. /lak euh day zi keuhl/, adj. 1. without interest, vigor, or determination; listless; lethargic: a lackadaisical attempt. 2. lazy; indolent: a lackadaisical fellow. [1760 70; lackadais(y) (var. of… …

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  • 20 lackadaisical — adjective /ˌlækəˈdeizikəl/ Showing no interest or enthusiasm. the lackadaisical look on his face Syn: languid, listless, unenthusiastic, uninterested See Also: lackaday, lax …

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