Sluggishness

  • 1 sluggishness — index inaction, inertia, languor, sloth Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 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 ( …

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  • 3 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 …

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  • 4 sluggishness — sluggish ► ADJECTIVE 1) slow moving or inactive. 2) lacking energy or alertness. DERIVATIVES sluggishly adverb sluggishness noun …

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  • 5 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

  • 6 sluggishness — noun see sluggish …

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  • 7 sluggishness — See sluggishly. * * * …

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  • 8 sluggishness — noun The property of being sluggish; unable or unwilling to act quickly …

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  • 9 sluggishness — Synonyms and related words: hebetude, idleness, indolence, laggardness, languidness, languor, lassitude, laze, laziness, lethargy, lifelessness, phlegm, pococurantism, shiftlessness, sloth, slothfulness, slouch, stagnation, torpor …

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  • 10 sluggishness — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. apathy, drowsiness, lethargy; see fatigue , lassitude , laziness . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. A deficiency in mental and physical alertness and activity: dullness, hebetude, languidness, languor, lassitude,… …

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  • 11 sluggishness — slug·gish·ness || slÊŒgɪʃnɪs n. laziness, slothfulness, inactivity, lethargy; dullness, lack of alertness (of the mind) …

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  • 12 sluggishness — n. 1. Phlegm, apathy, insensibility, dulness, indifference, inertness, indolence, slothfulness, laziness, supineness, torpor, sloth. 2. Inertness. 3. Slowness …

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  • 13 sluggishness — n 1. languor, languidness, laggardness, Archaic. languishment; inertia, inactivity, stagnation, torpor, supineness, Archaic. lenitude, (in the Middle East) kef; lifelessness, inanimateness, inanimation, spiritlessness, listlessness, apathy,… …

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  • 14 sluggishness — slug·gish·ness …

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  • 15 sluggishness — See: sluggish …

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  • 16 torpor — Inactivity, sluggishness. SYN: torpidity. [L. sluggishness, numbness] * * * tor·por tȯr pər n a state of mental and motor inactivity with partial or total insensibility: extreme sluggishness or stagnation of function * * * n. a state of… …

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  • 17 torpor — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Stupor] Syn. coma, dormancy, latency, inactivity; see stupor . 2. [Apathy] Syn. dullness, sluggishness, apathy, inanition; see indifference 1 , laziness . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) (VOCABULARY WORD) n. [TOR pur] a state… …

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  • 18 lethargy — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. lassitude, sluggishness, indifference, apathy, stupor. See inactivity, insensibility, weariness.Ant., energy, vitality. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. inactivity, apathy, sloth; see laziness . III (Roget s 3 …

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  • 19 sloth — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. laziness, idleness, inactivity, inertia; slowness, sluggishness, indolence. Ant., activity, energy. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. lethargy, torpidity, indolence; see laziness . III (Roget s 3… …

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  • 20 flatness — noun 1. the property of having two dimensions (Freq. 9) • Syn: ↑two dimensionality, ↑planeness • Derivationally related forms: ↑plane (for: ↑planeness), ↑flat, ↑ …

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