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halfhearted

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adjective half·heart·ed \ˈhaf-ˈhär-təd, ˈhäf-\

Simple Definition of halfhearted

  • : feeling or showing a lack of interest or enthusiasm

Full Definition of halfhearted

  1. :  lacking heart, spirit, or interest

half·heart·ed·ly adverb
half·heart·ed·ness noun

Examples of halfhearted

  1. half-hearted applause from the audience

  2. He made a half-hearted attempt to contact them.



15th Century

First Known Use of halfhearted

15th century


HALFHEARTED Defined for Kids

halfhearted

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adjective half·heart·ed \ˈhaf-ˈhär-təd, ˈhäf-\

Definition of halfhearted

  1. :  lacking enthusiasm or interest <halfhearted applause>

half·heart·ed·ly adverb




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