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halfhearted

adjective

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showing little or no interest or enthusiasm
  • a halfhearted attempt to clean the house before the arrival of the in-laws

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The first known use of halfhearted was in the 15th century

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half-glasses

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“Halfhearted.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/halfhearted. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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