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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lethargy, lassitude, sluggishnessnoun

    a state of comatose torpor (as found in sleeping sickness)

  2. sluggishnessnoun

    the pace of things that move relatively slowly

    "the sluggishness of the economy"; "the sluggishness of the compass in the Arctic cold"

  3. languor, lethargy, sluggishness, phlegm, flatnessnoun

    inactivity; showing an unusual lack of energy

    "the general appearance of sluggishness alarmed his friends"

Wiktionary

  1. sluggishnessnoun

    The property of being sluggish, unable or unwilling to act quickly.

  2. sluggishnessnoun

    The state of economic decline, inactivity, slow or subnormal growth.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sluggishness in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sluggishness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of sluggishness in a Sentence

  1. Mike Mayo:

    This is the sort of environment that Jamie Dimon and JPMorgan live for: sluggishness in the environment, competitors feeling pain.

  2. Ian Nakamoto:

    Everything's down today ... Europe's come back to center stage in terms of what's going to happen to Greece, people are also concerned about debt levels of the consumer, concerned about housing, concerned about the general sluggishness of the Canadian economy.

  3. Millan Mulraine:

    The general tone of this report was weak and it adds to a wide array of housing indicators that have been pointing in the wrong direction, underscoring continued sluggishness in this crucial segment of the economy.

  4. Ian Nakamoto:

    People are also concerned about debt levels of the consumer, concerned about housing, concerned about the general sluggishness of the Canadian economy.

  5. Peter Tuz:

    The market was strong( early in the day) because Janet Yellen confirmed the fact Federal Reserve would go very slow on rate hikes because the economy was showing some signs of sluggishness, but maybe Janet Yellen is saying the economy is slower than most of us were thinking.

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