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noun as in apathy

noun as in inactivity

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And now, escaped from her room, even at this height there came upon him again the hot sluggishness of London.

When one has waited so long, impatience sleeps soundly, arouses with the sluggishness of unbelief itself.

The mass will give signs of sluggishness, and the social procession will be strung out.

The protracted delays and inexcusable sluggishness of the leaders had borne their natural fruits.

Its manner of clinging with its claws, and the sluggishness of its motions, gave it a great resemblance to a sloth.


On this page you'll find 36 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sluggishness, such as: fatigue, inaction, lethargy, drowsiness, idleness, and languor.

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