Word:

Lax

Pronunciation: lăks
a.1.Not tense, firm, or rigid; loose; slack; as, a lax bandage; lax fiber.
2.Not strict or stringent; not exact; loose; weak; vague; equivocal.
The discipline was lax.
- Macaulay.
The word "æternus" itself is sometimes of a lax signification.
- Jortin.
3.Having a looseness of the bowels; diarrheal.
n.1.A looseness; diarrhea.
Adj.1.lax - lacking in rigor or strictness; "such lax and slipshod ways are no longer acceptable"; "lax in attending classes"; "slack in maintaining discipline"
Synonyms: slack
2.lax - pronounced with muscles relatively relaxed (e.g., the vowel sound in `bet')
Antonyms:
tense - pronounced with relatively tense tongue muscles (e.g., the vowel sound in `beat')
3.lax - not taut or rigid; not stretched or held tight; "a lax rope"
Antonyms:
tense - taut or rigid; stretched tight; "tense piano strings"
4.lax - 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"
Synonyms: flaccid, limp, slack
5.lax - tolerant or lenient; "indulgent parents risk spoiling their children"; "procedures are lax and discipline is weak"; "too soft on the children"
Synonyms: lenient, indulgent, soft
6.lax - emptying easily or excessively; "loose bowels"
Synonyms: loose
LAX - LAnguage eXample.

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