What does the word laxity mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Laxness.

Usage examples for laxity

  1. The worthy bishop desired to prevent the laxity of the sale of brandy that might result from the declaration of the Committee of Twenty- four, and in the autumn of 1678 he set out again for France. – The Makers of Canada: Bishop Laval by A. Leblond de Brumath
  2. There had been in consequence great laxity, much wrongdoing, complete failure of justice. – Rulers of India: Lord Clive by George Bruce Malleson
  3. But at seventy- six a little laxity may be pardoned, and these were the only Oxford lectures which Froude himself prepared for the press. – The Life of Froude by Herbert Paul