the state or quality of being lax; looseness.
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How to use laxity in a sentence
That laxity can cause joint dysfunction where the pelvis and spine meet.
It leads to ligament laxity, particularly in the pelvic area, to accommodate childbirth.
But it is not only small airlines that reflect the laxity of the system.
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. | Alex Haley | January 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
And it is probably one more typically Indian failing that we overlook such laxity.India’s Most Dangerous Meal: The Poisoned-Lunch Disaster | Dilip D’Souza | July 18, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
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 DAILY BEAST
To appreciate the law, you have to appreciate the incredible laxity of current rules on bogus gun sales.
I think that there has been neglect and laxity in the matter of not driving out the Japanese.
He said very truly that long impunity had introduced universal laxity, and had made conspiracy the most attractive of occupations.Ireland Under the Tudors, Vol. II (of 3) | Richard Bagwell
The general impression which such transactions leave is that extreme laxity prevailed in all departments.The Influence and Development of English Gilds | Francis Aiden Hibbert
There is no fault attached to any one for this seeming laxity.
In him no laxity inhered, no falling away from the strict tenets of shipshape neatness.Cursed | George Allan England