LAX'ITY, noun [Latin laxitas.]
1. Looseness; slackness; the opposite of tenseness or tension.
2. Looseness of texture.
3. Want of exactness or precision; as laxity of expression.
4. Looseness; defect of exactness; as laxity of morals.
5. Looseness, as of the bowels; the opposite of costiveness.
6. Openness; not closeness.