laxity

Part of speech: noun

Laxness.

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Usage examples "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", A. Leblond de Brumath.
  2. There had been in consequence great laxity, much wrongdoing, complete failure of justice. - "Rulers of India: Lord Clive", 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", Herbert Paul.