half hearted

halfhearted

[haf-hahr-tid, hahf-]
adjective
having or showing little enthusiasm: a halfhearted attempt to work.

Origin:
1605–15; half + heart + -ed3

halfheartedly, adverb
halfheartedness, noun


indifferent, uninterested, cold, cool, perfunctory.


enthusiastic.
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halfhearted

adjective
feeling or showing little interest or enthusiasm; "a halfhearted effort"; "gave only lukewarm support to the candidate" 
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