sluggishness

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slug·gish

 (slŭg′ĭsh)
adj.
1. Displaying little movement or activity; slow; inactive: a sluggish stream; sluggish growth.
2. Lacking alertness, vigor, or energy; inert or indolent.
3. Slow to perform or respond to stimulation.

[Middle English, probably from slugge, lazy person; see slug2.]

slug′gish·ly adv.
slug′gish·ness n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sluggishness - a state of comatose torpor (as found in sleeping sickness)
hebetude - mental lethargy or dullness
torpidity, torpor - a state of motor and mental inactivity with a partial suspension of sensibility; "he fell into a deep torpor"
2.sluggishness - the pace of things that move relatively slowly; "the sluggishness of the economy"; "the sluggishness of the compass in the Arctic cold"
pace, rate - the relative speed of progress or change; "he lived at a fast pace"; "he works at a great rate"; "the pace of events accelerated"
3.sluggishness - inactivitysluggishness - inactivity; showing an unusual lack of energy; "the general appearance of sluggishness alarmed his friends"
inertia, inactiveness, inactivity - a disposition to remain inactive or inert; "he had to overcome his inertia and get back to work"
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sluggishness

noun inactivity, lethargy, drowsiness, apathy, inertia, stagnation, dullness, torpor, heaviness, indolence, lassitude, languor, listlessness, somnolence, slothfulness a medical condition which causes sluggishness and bad breath
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sluggishness

noun
1. A deficiency in mental and physical alertness and activity:
2. The quality or state of being lazy:
Informal: do-nothingism.
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Translations
بُطء الحَرَكَه
lenost
sløvhedtræghed
lomhaságszellemi lomhaság
seinlæti
tembellik

sluggishness

[ˈslʌgɪʃnɪs] N
1. (= indolence) → pereza f
2. (= slowness) → lentitud f
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sluggishness

n (= indolence, also Med) → Trägheit f; (of engine, car)Lahmheit f; (of temperament)Phlegma nt; (of steps, pace)Schwerfälligkeit f; (of river)Trägheit f; the sluggishness of the marketdie Flaute am Markt; the sluggishness of the businessdie geschäftliche Flaute
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sluggishness

[ˈslʌgɪʃnɪs] n (gen) → lentezza; (of business, sales) → stasi f, ristagno
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slug1

(slag) noun
a kind of animal like a snail.
ˈsluggish adjective
moving slowly; not active or alert. a sluggish river; I always feel rather sluggish in the mornings.
ˈsluggishly adverb
ˈsluggishness noun
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