Definition of lax :
1. A looseness; diarrhea.
2. Having a looseness of the bowels; diarrheal.
3. Not strict or stringent; not exact; loose; weak; vague; equivocal.
4. Not tense, firm, or rigid; loose; slack; as, a lax bandage; lax fiber.
unrestrained, easy, tighten, informal, slackened, on the loose, wanton, spaced out, at large, distant, unrestricted, wobbly, preoccupied, sagging, unaffixed, negligent, unsecured, regular, open, inattentive, tensionless, promiscuous, neglecting, droopy, loose-jointed, neglectful, loosened, unsupported, vacantly, derelict, flexible, unconstipated, drooping, free-floating, merciful, weak, careful, idle, relaxed, disregardful, abstracted, escaped, light, in a world of your own, accept, floppy, lazy, absent, sluttish, undone, indulgent, insecure, in a dream
incoherent (part of speech: adjective)
chaotic (part of speech: adjective)
shapeless, disorganized, cluttered, lawless, inexact, insane, inchoate, confused, disarrayed, tumultuous, inconsistent, out of control, embroiled, deformed, perturbed, unruly, deranged, undisciplined, wild, messy, formless, loose, chaotic, tempestuous, disconnected, discomposed, disordered, rambunctious, incoherent, blurry, indefinite, muddled, obscure, jumbled, irregular, frantic, fuzzy, frenzied, amorphous, disorderly, anarchical, disheveled, indistinct, uneven, anarchistic, disintegrated
loose (part of speech: adjective)
mild (part of speech: adjective)
genial, open-minded, liberal, amiable, even, meek, charitable, kind, forbearing, libertarian, peaceful, insipid, quiet, peaceable, benign, mild, gentle, moderate, benevolent, tender, sweet, permissive, tolerant, lenient, clement, broad-minded, cordial, soft
slack (part of speech: adjective)
- Be strict in not allowing your child either to touch or to play with fire; frightful accidents have occurred from mothers and nurses being on these points lax. - "Advice to a Mother on the Management of her Children", Pye Henry Chavasse.
- Hyrst sat still, his hands lax between his knees, his eyes wide and fixed in astonishment. - "The Legion of Lazarus", Edmond Hamilton.
- But much of the matter which enjoys the privileged rate is wholly outside of the intent of the law, and has secured admission only through an evasion of its requirements or through lax construction. - "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.