Monday, August 26, 2013

Lax

Lax [ laks ]
 adjective ]
 MEANING :
 1. negligent, careless or lacking vigour
2. slack, loose or not rigid or taut
3. (of the bowels) loose or not retentive
4. (phonetics) articulated by relaxing jaw and tongue muscles
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The lax attitude displayed by the manager resulted in severe losses to the company.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 Ms Harman's intervention in the pension row came as the Conservatives condemned British regulators for taking "too lax" an approach towards financial misdemeanours.