Wednesday, December 13, 2006

Word of the day

Slackadaisical

Pronunciation: "sla-k&-'dA-zi-k&l
Function: adjective
Etymology: irregular from slack + lackaday + -ical

:lacking life, spirit, or zest when others think you are really being productive

The spousal unit is feeling slackadaisical. He's "telecommuting" while sitting on our couch watching Rome.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Oh, what I'd do for a slackadaisical day.

Doing something for Slackadaisical . . . isn't that an oxymoron?

~ JACC
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Velcro said...

Ha... I get that way all the time.

Slave to the dogs said...

Cat - I do believe that qualifies as an oxymoron, yes.

Velcro - I have my days at it too. It all depends on how interested I am in what I'm doing and how well things are going for my personally at the time.