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Noun: sloppiness  sló-pee-nus
  1. The wetness of ground that is covered or soaked with water
    "the sloppiness of a rainy November day";
    - wateriness, muddiness
  2. A lack of order and tidiness; not cared for
    - slovenliness, unkemptness, dishevelment
  3. The quality of not being careful or taking pains
    - carelessness
  4. Falsely emotional in a maudlin way
    - mawkishness, sentimentality, drippiness, mushiness, soupiness

Type of: emotionalism, emotionality, inattentiveness, untidiness, wetness

Antonym: carefulness

Encyclopedia: Sloppiness