follow Dictionary.com

11 Trending Words of 2014

halfhearted

[haf-hahr-tid, hahf-] /ˈhæfˈhɑr tɪd, ˈhɑf-/
adjective
1.
having or showing little enthusiasm:
a halfhearted attempt to work.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; half + heart + -ed3
Related forms
halfheartedly, adverb
halfheartedness, noun
Synonyms
indifferent, uninterested, cold, cool, perfunctory.
Antonyms
enthusiastic.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for halfhearted

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for half

10
10
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with half-heartedness