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Synonyms for lax

Synonyms for (adjective) lax

Synonyms: lax, loose Definition: emptying easily or excessively Usage: loose bowels

Similar words: regular, unconstipated Definition: not constipated

Synonyms: lax, slack Definition: lacking in rigor or strictness Usage: such lax and slipshod ways are no longer acceptable; lax in attending classes; slack in maintaining discipline

Similar words: negligent Definition: characterized by neglect and undue lack of concern Usage: negligent parents; negligent of detail; negligent in his correspondence

Synonyms: lax Definition: lacking in strength or firmness or resilience Usage: a lax rope; a limp handshake

Similar words: drooping, droopy, sagging Definition: hanging down (as from exhaustion or weakness)

Similar words: limp Definition: lacking in strength or firmness or resilience Usage: gave a limp handshake; a limp gesture as if waving away all desire to know G.K.Chesterton; a slack grip

Similar words: floppy Definition: hanging limply Usage: a spaniel with floppy ears

Similar words: slack, loose Definition: not tense or taut Usage: the old man's skin hung loose and grey; slack and wrinkled skin; slack sails; a slack rope

Similar words: loose-jointed Definition: loosely articulated or constructed Usage: a loose-jointed paragraph

Similar words: tensionless Definition: free from tension