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  • nounapathy
  • nouninactivity

synonyms for sluggishness

  • fatigue
  • inaction
  • lethargy
  • drowsiness
  • idleness
  • languor
  • laziness
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antonyms for sluggishness

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  • energy
  • liveliness
  • vigor
  • diligence
  • industry
  • energy
  • vigor
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How to use sluggishness in a sentence

And now, escaped from her room, even at this height there came upon him again the hot sluggishness of London.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
When one has waited so long, impatience sleeps soundly, arouses with the sluggishness of unbelief itself.
BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
The mass will give signs of sluggishness, and the social procession will be strung out.
THE OLD WORLD IN THE NEWEDWARD ALSWORTH ROSS
The protracted delays and inexcusable sluggishness of the leaders had borne their natural fruits.
HISTORY OF THE RISE OF THE HUGUENOTSHENRY BAIRD
Its manner of clinging with its claws, and the sluggishness of its motions, gave it a great resemblance to a sloth.
THE DESERT WORLDARTHUR MANGIN
Lengthening the pause without increasing the touch suggests tameness, sluggishness, or dullness of thought.
BROWNING AND THE DRAMATIC MONOLOGUES. S. CURRY
There are three means of breaking through this sluggishness—heat; the active power of a similar body; vivid and powerful motion.
NOVUM ORGANUMFRANCIS BACON
There is a marked sluggishness stealing into their explosives.
UP AND DOWNEDWARD FREDERIC BENSON
Physical sluggishness and moral vacuum are not simultaneously connoted by them.
EMPIRES AND EMPERORS OF RUSSIA, CHINA, KOREA, AND JAPANPTER VAY
The Central African is what he is through inbred sluggishness, total lack of purpose, and almost total absence of morality.
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WORDS RELATED TO SLUGGISHNESS

  • dejection
  • depression
  • exhaustion
  • fatigue
  • flat
  • languor
  • sluggishness
  • tiredness
  • vapidity
  • vapidness
  • weariness
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