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    sluggishness

    sluggishness - Dictionary definition and meaning for word sluggishness

    Definition
    (noun) a state of comatose torpor (as found in sleeping sickness)
    Synonyms : lassitude , lethargy
    Definition
    (noun) the pace of things that move relatively slowly
    Example Sentence
    • the sluggishness of the economy
    • the sluggishness of the compass in the Arctic cold
    Definition
    (noun) inactivity; showing an unusual lack of energy
    Synonyms : flatness , languor , lethargy , phlegm
    Example Sentence
    • the general appearance of sluggishness alarmed his friends
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