Definition of Laxly

1. Adverb. In a permissively lenient manner. "He felt incensed that Tarrant should have been treated so leniently given his crime"

Exact synonyms: Leniently
Partainyms: Lax, Lenient



Definition of Laxly

1. adv. In a lax manner.

Definition of Laxly

1. Adverb. In a lax manner, without rigor or strictness. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Laxly

1. in a lax manner [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Laxly

laxativeness
laxatives
laxator
laxator tympani
laxators
laxer
laxers
laxes
laxest
laxism
laxisms
laxist
laxists
laxities
laxity
laxly (current term)
laxness
laxnesses
lay-by
lay-bys
lay-down
lay-in
lay-ins
lay-off
lay-offs
lay-up
lay a finger on
lay a foundation
lay a venue

Literary usage of Laxly

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1. The London Journal of Botany by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1844)
"Branches long, simple, patent, alternate or secund, laxly set with alternate ... Warts of fructification rather laxly scattered over the branches and ..."

2. Scottish Cryptogamic Flora, Or, Coloured Figures and Descriptions of by Robert Kaye Greville (1827)
"While young, the exceedingly fine filaments of which it is composed are very laxly interwoven; when mature, the whole becomes more compact, but still of a ..."

3. A Compendium of Molesworth's Marathi and English Dictionary by James Thomas Molesworth, Baba Padmanji (1863)
"2 laxly. The period of the influence or prevalence of. 3 The ordinary way of; the custom of: ... laxly ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americanaedited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1903)
"Originally too laxly strung, disappointment, distress, and irregularity disorganized his nervous system and he was confined for some time in a lunatic ..."

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