halfslachtig

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From half (half) +‎ slacht (sort, kind - compare geslacht) +‎ -ig.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

halfslachtig (comparative halfslachtiger, superlative halfslachtigst)

  1. without much conviction or effort; halfhearted

Declension[edit]

  1. Hij deed een halfslachtige poging om te stoppen met roken.
    He made an half-hearted attempt to quit smoking.

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