- I(Roget's IV) n.II(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun 1. A deficiency in mental and physical alertness and activity: dullness, hebetude, languidness, languor, lassitude, leadenness, lethargy, listlessness, stupor, torpidity, torpor. See ACTION. 2. The quality or state of being lazy: idleness, indolence, laziness, shiftlessness, sloth, slothfulness, sluggardness. Informal: do-nothingism. See INDUSTRIOUS.
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sluggishness — index inaction, inertia, languor, sloth Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
sluggishness — noun 1. inactivity; showing an unusual lack of energy the general appearance of sluggishness alarmed his friends • Syn: ↑languor, ↑lethargy, ↑phlegm, ↑flatness • Derivationally related forms: ↑phlegmatic ( … Useful english dictionary
sluggishness — sluggish slug‧gish [ˈslʌgɪʆ] adjective happening or reacting more slowly than usual: • Trading activity has been sluggish all week. • sluggish consumer demand sluggishly adverb : • Economists predict that taxable income will grow only sluggishly … Financial and business terms
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Sluggishness — Sluggish Slug gish, a. 1. Habitually idle and lazy; slothful; dull; inactive; as, a sluggish man. [1913 Webster] 2. Slow; having little motion; as, a sluggish stream. [1913 Webster] 3. Having no power to move one s self or itself; inert. [1913… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
sluggishness — noun see sluggish … New Collegiate Dictionary
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sluggishness — noun The property of being sluggish; unable or unwilling to act quickly … Wiktionary
sluggishness — Synonyms and related words: hebetude, idleness, indolence, laggardness, languidness, languor, lassitude, laze, laziness, lethargy, lifelessness, phlegm, pococurantism, shiftlessness, sloth, slothfulness, slouch, stagnation, torpor … Moby Thesaurus
sluggishness — slugÂ·gishÂ·ness || slÊŒgÉªÊƒnÉªs n. laziness, slothfulness, inactivity, lethargy; dullness, lack of alertness (of the mind) … English contemporary dictionary