Explicație lax în Dicționarul Englez Englez

lax

(laks )

adjectiv
emptying easily or excessively
"loose bowels"

adjectiv
lacking in rigor or strictness
"such lax and slipshod ways are no longer acceptable"
"lax in attending classes"
"slack in maintaining discipline"

adjectiv
tolerant or lenient
"indulgent parents risk spoiling their children"
"procedures are lax and discipline is weak"
"too soft on the children"

adjectiv
lacking in strength or firmness or resilience
"flaccid muscles"
"took his lax hand in hers"
"gave a limp handshake"
"a limp gesture as if waving away all desire to know"
G.K.Chesterton
"a slack grip"

adjectiv
not taut or rigid
not stretched or held tight
"a lax rope"

adjectiv
pronounced with muscles relatively relaxed (e.g., the vowel sound in `bet'')



Antonime:
(adjectiv) tense



Sinonime:
(adjectiv) flaccid, indulgent, lenient, limp, loose, slack, soft