half-hearted

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From half- +‎ hearted.

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half-hearted (comparative more half-hearted, superlative most half-hearted)

  1. Not sincere; lacking full energy, effort, commitment, or resolve.
    He made a half-hearted attempt to read the chapter before giving up and dozing off.

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