What is the opposite of earnestly?

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Opposite of in a way that involves physical strength, effort, or energy
“She walked slowly and feebly, as if she were convalescing from a long illness.”
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Opposite of in a solemn or considered manner
“Sally told me in the beginning, she took the relationship rather casually, a mistake that she would not want to repeat.”
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Opposite of in a sincere or genuine way
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Opposite of in a hearty manner
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Opposite of with a high level of approval or adoration
“He was an unpopular leader, and the citizens would continue to speak disdainfully of him long after his retirement.”
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Opposite of gravely
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Opposite of to a deep, complete, and intense extent
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Opposite of done with meticulousness and extreme attention to detail
“He cut the paper carelessly and consequently made a mess of it.”
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Opposite of actively, or with great endeavor or resolve
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Opposite of in a keen or enthusiastic manner
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Opposite of in an energetic of intense manner
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Opposite of in an intent or focused manner
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Opposite of in a comprehensive, exhaustive or extensive way
“I believe the investigation was conducted inadequately and a new inquiry will be required.”
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Opposite of in a steadfast manner
“He did not share his father's passion for the tribe and, hence, only held loosely to their core principles.”
Adverb
Opposite of adverb for of great seriousness or importance
“We are deluged with trivial information and pointless musings which strain the patience to breaking point.”
Adverb
Opposite of adverb for diligent or focused in one's efforts
“After a half-hearted effort at saving my pocket money, I quickly emptied my account.”
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