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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Falsely emotional in a maudlin way; The quality of not being careful or taking pains; A lack of order and tidiness; The wetness of ground that is covered or soaked with water.

Usage examples (38)
  • The sloppiness of a rainy November day
  • The literary equivalent of that sloppiness is lazy language and lack of credibility.
  • When you are sloppy with your assertions, don't complain when their sloppiness is pointed out to you.
  • Playing before 68,031 of their fans, they took advantage of New Orleans 'sloppiness from the first play, a fumbled kickoff. for more
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