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halfhearted

half·heart·ed

halfhearted

pronunciation:
haef har tihd
part of speech: adjective
definition: done with or showing little interest or enthusiasm.
His blankets were still messy after his halfhearted effort to make his bed.
synonyms:
indifferent, lukewarm
antonyms:
dynamic, earnest, enthusiastic, hearty
similar words:
neutral
derivations: halfheartedly (adv.), halfheartedness (n.)