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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Lacking heart, spirit, or interest.

Usage examples (37)
  • Adjective : a halfhearted attempt to work
  • It's snowing kind of halfheartedly, but the wind more than makes up for it: it may be fine powdery snow, but it's coming down sideways.
  • He shuddered, struggled halfheartedly, and gave in.
  • On numerous occasions I halfheartedly tried to quit. for more
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