- the state or quality of being lax; looseness.
Origin of laxity
Examples from the Web for laxity
But it is not only small airlines that reflect the laxity of the system.Who Will Get AsiaAir 8501’s Black Boxes?
December 30, 2014
But the laxity of the white church collectively has caused me to weep tears of love.Alex Haley’s 1965 Playboy Interview with Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
January 19, 2014
A revelation like that, combined with laxity in this Biogenesis investigation, would be damning in the extreme.Major League Baseball Is Right to Punish the Biogenesis Cheats
Michael Brendan Dougherty
June 6, 2013
The ban is part of a broader effort to dial back the legendary Dutch laxity on drug use.Dutch May Ban Hash but Would Permit Dutch Cannabis Use To Continue
Nadette De Visser
March 1, 2012
Laxity in the observance of this rule will result disastrously.Boy Scouts Handbook
Boy Scouts of America
The laxity of morals at the beginning of our era has been exaggerated but it was real.The Oriental Religions in Roman Paganism
The laxity of "foreigners" on this article of the Creed is proverbial.A Labrador Doctor</p>
Wilfred Thomason Grenfell
The English laxity had led to too much liberty, to doubting, even.A Little Girl in Old Detroit</p>
Amanda Minnie Douglas
Only if there was laxity in the handling of the planet's motion would a storm come.Wandl the Invader
Raymond King Cummings
Word Origin and History for laxity
1520s, from Middle French laxité, from Latin laxitatem (nominative laxitas) "width, spaciousness," from laxus (see lax).