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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quality of being lax and neglectful; The condition of being loose (not taut); Weakness characterized by a lack of vitality or energy.

Usage examples (34)
  • He hadn't counted on the slackness of the rope
  • The committee was critical of the "slackness" among officials towards legislators and Lok
  • "slackness" that only fine moral training can overcome.
  • A split-second's slackness may set our foes grinning. for more
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