Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun sluggishness

3 senses of sluggishness

Sense 1
lethargy, lassitude, sluggishness -- (a state of comatose torpor (as found in sleeping sickness))
       => torpor, torpidity -- (a state of motor and mental inactivity with a partial suspension of sensibility; "he fell into a deep torpor")

Sense 2
sluggishness -- (the pace of things that move relatively slowly; "the sluggishness of the economy"; "the sluggishness of the compass in the Arctic cold")
       => pace, rate -- (the relative speed of progress or change; "he lived at a fast pace"; "he works at a great rate"; "the pace of events accelerated")

Sense 3
languor, lethargy, sluggishness, phlegm, flatness -- (inactivity; showing an unusual lack of energy; "the general appearance of sluggishness alarmed his friends")
       => inactiveness, inactivity, inertia -- (a disposition to remain inactive or inert; "he had to overcome his inertia and get back to work")

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