Laxity in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Laxity

The state of being lax; looseness, lack of tension. | Moral looseness; lack of rigorousness or strictness.

Short Example Sentences for Laxity

  • 1. Hence proceeds the laxity which is consequent on impunity. 🔊
  • 2. What internal laxity did not that scandal imply! 🔊
  • 3. At that time a greater laxity prevailed. 🔊
  • 4. The causes of this comparative laxity are easily intelligible. 🔊
  • 5. But the general environment of laxity only produced a primness in her. 🔊
  • 6. The laxity of morals is in some degree excused by the elegance of manners. 🔊
  • 7. This laxity misled Danton into supposing that escape was practicable. 🔊

How to use Laxity in Sentences?

  • 1. But there is a certain amount of laxity exhibited in the matter of providing sieves in drains. 🔊
  • 2. Confession being thus rigorous, even greater laxity was permitted than should have been. 🔊
  • 3. The school was honeycombed with holy spies who imputed it merit to report the laxity of others. 🔊
  • 4. And the laxity mainly arises because there is an uncertainty as to what is principal and what secondary in the inquiry. 🔊
  • 5. The very exigencies of the player's life make for a laxity and freedom from restraint. 🔊
  • 6. The religious wars had led to laxity and carelessness; drunkenness and vice were fearfully prevalent. 🔊
  • 7. You may say there is here some perfidy to the republic and the honored dead, or at least some laxity of morals. 🔊
  • 8. There is little doubt that increase of overseas traffic in the ports of the island contributed to the growing laxity of morals. 🔊
  • 9. It must not be thought that mother-descent was always accompanied by promiscuity, or even with what we should call laxity of morals. 🔊
  • 10. Experimental psychology is a term used with a considerable laxity of content; and so too is that of physiological psychology, or psycho-physics. 🔊
  • 11. Not that the charlatan would have been particularly shocked had Hal exhibited a certain laxity of morals in the matter of women. 🔊
  • 12. Call me not a prophet of evil if I foresee general laxity of principle arising out of these sad vicissitudes and deplorable contests. 🔊
  • 13. The idealist, in fact, has accused Dewey of laxity in the criticism of his own methods and presuppositions. 🔊
  • 14. He protested again and again against the laxity of the Government, and called aloud for the emancipation of the Catholics. 🔊
  • 15. It is not, therefore, a matter of surprise that bundling should, in the increased laxity of public morals, become more frequently abused. 🔊
  • 16. The result of a contest between the rigid Puritanism of the little church and the laxity prevalent in Holland was not to be doubted. 🔊
  • 17. For, socially, one must live; and that being so, the strictness of to-day may have at any moment to be purchased by the laxity of to-morrow. 🔊
  • 18. Irreproachable with laxity in the discharge of their high functions, British Judges are at all times incapable of getting tight. 🔊
  • 19. Any one who knew him well might have observed a curious contrast between his private laxity in these matters and the strictness of his public practice. 🔊
  • 20. The laxity of public morality has here the disastrous tendency of making a party temporarily in power regard the actions of its predecessors as invalid. 🔊
  • 21. With this laxity of principle they quarter themselves on the credulity of extortionate tradesmen, and the good-natured simplicity of friends or associates. 🔊
  • 22. Probably, on the majority of estates bark-shavings are collected systematically, but on quite a number considerable laxity in this respect has been noted. 🔊
  • 23. This was the more remarkable from the prevailing laxity of opinion upon this particular subject, perhaps the worst blemish upon the feeling and intelligence of the revolutionary schools. 🔊
  • 24. Of the laxity of his political principles, and the weakness of his resolution, he experienced the natural effect, by losing the esteem of every party. 🔊
  • 25. On the other hand, laxity of discipline, and the disorder which will result from it, will only lead the pupils to contemn their teacher, and to hate their school. 🔊