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Definition of 'sloppiness'


  1. the wetness of ground that is covered or soaked with water; "the baseball game was canceled because of the wateriness of the outfield"; "the water's muddiness made it undrinkable"; "the sloppiness of a rainy November day"
       Synonyms: wateriness muddiness
  2. a lack of order and tidiness; not cared for
       Synonyms: slovenliness unkemptness
  3. the quality of not being careful or taking pains
       Synonyms: carelessness
       Antonyms: carefulness
  4. falsely emotional in a maudlin way
       Synonyms: mawkishness sentimentality drippiness mushiness soupiness

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