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Noun: sluggishness  slú-gish-nus
  1. A state of comatose torpor (as found in sleeping sickness)
    - lethargy, lassitude
  2. The pace of things that move relatively slowly
    "the sluggishness of the economy"; "the sluggishness of the compass in the Arctic cold"
  3. Inactivity; showing an unusual lack of energy
    "the general appearance of sluggishness alarmed his friends";
    - languor, lethargy, phlegm, flatness

Type of: inactiveness, inactivity, inertia, pace, rate, torpidity, torpor