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