Laxness


Laxness
/lahks"nes/, n.
Halldór Kiljan /hahl"dohrdd kil"yahn/, 1902-98, Icelandic writer: Nobel prize 1955.

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  • LAXNESS (H. K.) — La sollicitude ardente qu’il porte aux changements historiques et aux difficultés de la vie de son peuple, en même temps qu’un don puissant d’humeur moqueuse, la maîtrise de son style et une fécondité rare dans le domaine de l’écriture, où rien… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Laxness — Lax ness, n. The state of being lax; laxity. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • laxness — index dereliction, laches, neglect, negligence, omission, oversight (carelessness), sloth Burton s Legal …   Law dictionary

  • Laxness — Laxness, Halldor Kiljan …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Laxness — (Halldór Kiljan Gudjónsson, dit Halldór Kiljan) (1902 1998) écrivain islandais: Salka Valka (1931 1932), la Cloche d Islande (1943 1946), romans historiques et sociaux. P. Nobel 1955 …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Laxness — [läks′nes] Halldór (Kiljan) [häl′dôr] (born Halldór Gudjonsson) 1902 98; Icelandic novelist …   English World dictionary

  • Laxness — Halldór Laxness (Porträt von Einar Hákonarson) Halldór Kiljan Laxness [ˈhaltour ˈcʰɪljan ˈlaxsnɛs] ?/Info/IPA (eigentlich Halldór Guðjónsson; * 23. April 1902 in Reykjavík; † 8. Februar …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • laxness — noun The property of being lax, lacking strictness. There was a certain laxness in safety preparations that made the fire worse …   Wiktionary

  • Laxness — Lạxness,   Halldór Kiljan, eigentlich H. K. Guȓjónsson [ gvyȓ ], isländischer Schriftsteller, * Reykjavík 23. 4. 1902, ✝ ebenda 8. 2. 1998. Einfluss auf Laxness Schaffen hatten die Sagas, daneben der Expressionismus, den er in Deutschland kennen …   Universal-Lexikon

  • laxness — lax ► ADJECTIVE 1) not sufficiently strict, severe, or careful. 2) (of limbs or muscles) relaxed. DERIVATIVES laxity noun laxly adverb laxness noun. ORIGIN Latin laxus loose, lax …   English terms dictionary

  • laxness — noun 1. the quality of being lax and neglectful (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑laxity, ↑remissness, ↑slackness • Derivationally related forms: ↑slack (for: ↑slackness), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary