The first word I ever learned to spell after my proper name. Dad said it meant, "You just don't care about anything."
All the other five year olds thought I was a friggin' genious. Dad taught me the letters of the word in a song format that was stuck in my head each day thereafter. To this day l a c k a d a i s i c a l chimes from one end of my brain to the other.
Lack`a*dai"si*cal (?), a. [From Lackadaisy, interj.]
Affectedly pensive; languidly sentimental.
© Webster 1913.
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