Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The property of being sluggish, unable or unwilling to act quickly.
  • n. The state of economic decline, inactivity, slow or subnormal growth.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or character of being sluggish, in any sense of that word.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. inactivity; showing an unusual lack of energy
  • n. the pace of things that move relatively slowly
  • n. a state of comatose torpor (as found in sleeping sickness)

Etymologies

sluggish +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

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