What does the word lackadaisical mean?

Usage examples for lackadaisical

  1. So in the same lackadaisical fashion which had marked all his actions that day, the knight suffered his horse to be led to the rendezvous of the band in the greenwood. – Robin Hood by J. Walker McSpadden
  2. Some of the ladies were beginning to believe that, faute de mieux, the doctor was consoling himself in a flirtation with his lackadaisical patient; but it was speedily noted that he stayed only a few moments when Miss Forrest left the premises, and the idea was as speedily scouted by the entire sisterhood, unless, indeed, we except the lady herself. – 'Laramie;' or, The Queen of Bedlam. by Charles King
  3. Another singer, whose burlesque appearance never failed to throw the house into convulsions, had to sing a sentimental melody of the most lackadaisical kind. – The Great Musicians: Rossini and His School by Henry Sutherland Edwards