Synonyms of lax


1. lax, slack, negligent (vs. diligent)

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

2. lax (vs. tense)

usage: pronounced with muscles of the tongue and jaw relatively relaxed (e.g., the vowel sound in `bet')

3. lax (vs. tense), drooping, droopy, sagging, limp, floppy, loose, slack, loose-jointed, tensionless, loose

usage: lacking in strength or firmness or resilience; "a lax rope"; "a limp handshake"

4. lax, loose, unconstipated (vs. constipated), regular

usage: emptying easily or excessively; "loose bowels"

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