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Definition of "slackness" [slack•ness]

  • The state of being slack; the quality of having slack. (noun)

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Use "slackness" in a sentence
  • "Ranks 'distinctive, booming growl of a voice earned him many imitators, and his sex-obsessed lyrics - while drawing criticism for their unrelenting "slackness" - made him one of dancehall's hottest sex symbols."
  • "That what men count slackness is truly long-suffering, and that to us-ward; it is giving more time to his own people, whom he has chosen before the foundation of the world, many of whom are not as yet converted; and those who are in a state of grace and favour with God are to advance in knowledge and holiness, and in the exercise of faith and patience, to abound in good works, doing and suffering what they are called to, that they may bring glory to God, and improve in a meetness for heaven; for God is not willing that any of these should perish, but that all of them should come to repentance."
  • "Defense officials slammed UNIFIL and the Lebanese government Monday night, claiming that their "slackness" was what enabled Hizbullah to plant five deadly explosive devices along the border between Israel and Lebanon."