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Definition of "sluggishness" [sluggishness]

  • The property of being sluggish, unable or unwilling to act quickly. (noun)
  • The state of economic decline, inactivity, slow or subnormal growth. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "sluggishness" in a sentence
  • "This sluggishness is not sleep deprivation - it's poison."
  • "Exhibit A on the bill of indictment of federal sluggishness is that it took four days before most people were evacuated from the Louisiana Superdome."
  • "Net-net, despite the current short-term sluggishness we are seeing in the procedural market, our Medical business is gaining momentum."