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 Dictionary entry overview: What does half-hearted mean? 

HALF-HEARTED (adjective)
  The adjective HALF-HEARTED has 1 sense:

1. feeling or showing little interest or enthusiasm

  Familiarity information: HALF-HEARTED used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

HALF-HEARTED (adjective)

Sense 1half-hearted [BACK TO TOP]


Feeling or showing little interest or enthusiasm


half-hearted; halfhearted; lukewarm; tepid

Context examples:

a halfhearted effort / gave only lukewarm support to the candidate


unenthusiastic (not enthusiastic; lacking excitement or ardor)

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