halfhartig

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From half (half) +‎ hart (heart) +‎ -ig.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

halfhartig (comparative halfhartiger, superlative halfhartigst)

  1. without much conviction or effort; halfhearted

Declension[edit]

Inflection of halfhartig
uninflected halfhartig
inflected halfhartige
comparative halfhartiger
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial halfhartig halfhartiger het halfhartigst
het halfhartigste
indefinite m./f. sing. halfhartige halfhartigere halfhartigste
n. sing. halfhartig halfhartiger halfhartigste
plural halfhartige halfhartigere halfhartigste
definite halfhartige halfhartigere halfhartigste
partitive halfhartigs halfhartigers
  1. Hij deed een halfhartige poging om te stoppen met roken.
    He made an half-hearted attempt to stop smoking.

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