Definition of “half-hearted” - English Dictionary

“half-hearted” in British English

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half-heartedadjective

uk /ˌhɑːfˈhɑː.tɪd/ us /ˌhæfˈhɑːr.t̬ɪd/

(Definition of “half-hearted” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“half-hearted” in American English

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half-heartedadjective

/ˈhæf ˈhɑr·tɪd/

showing a lack of enthusiasm:

He made a half-hearted attempt to keep up with us, but soon fell back.

(Definition of “half-hearted” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)