half-hearted


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feeling or showing little interest or enthusiasm

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This half-hearted apology must also be put in the political context -- everything Blair does is political -- of a formal UK government inquiry into the events leading up to the invasion of Iraq.
We are not going to beat the All Blacks with a half-hearted performance.
He took part in a half-hearted 'lap of appreciation' after Chelsea's 2-2 draw against Newcastle in their final home game.
There was a chap on the radio this morning giving some half-hearted reason, telling the listeners that there are cells of people around Wales waiting to spring into action.
Sir Paul Stephenson said sophisticated gangsters of all kinds are using cutting-edge technology to outwit a half-hearted police response.
We are all about making memorable flavours that really hit the spot and are nothing like the vast majority of weak, insipid flavours and half-hearted aromas currently on offer," said Mr Scruff(aka: Andy Carthy).
Leighton said: "I think it's a half-hearted apology at best really, and it probably exacerbates the position, rather than resolving it.
SFA president George Peat yesterday issued a half-hearted apology for pinning Scotland's World Cup meltdown on striker Chris Iwelumo.
Although he could do without any more injuries to add to his busy treatment room, the manager believes that a half-hearted approach could result in more casualties at an time when he is already thinking ahead to next season.
Despite the best efforts of singer Bjorn 'Speed' Strid to elicit some meaningful movement in the pit, it was all a bit half-hearted.
The goal is to live one's life with personal gravitas and gusto, rather than the half-hearted shambling of someone living as an automaton.
But dollar buying was half-hearted due to speculation of an additional interest rate cut by the U.
YOU CAN DRIVE IT HOME STURDY AND STRONG OR YOU CAN GIVE A HALF-HEARTED EFFORT.
Survivors and family members of the 168 victims who died in the blast no doubt also are dismayed at the half-hearted (at best) investigative effort by the Rohrabacher subcommittee, as well as its decision to release the report during the worst possible news cycle.
Which is why Measure R, and not any half-hearted policy measures, will be the single accomplishment for which Garcetti's first year as council president will be remembered.