2/6/15

Desultory

Desultory

<des-el-tor-ee>
rhymes with - yes-yule-story


lacking motivation and having no plan for action

He was always desultory when it came to cleaning his room. It was never tidy.

Memory trick: Desultory reminds of de-sult or the opposite of result.

Used at work:

You need to make more than a desultory effort if you want to finish the report.


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