sluggishness :

Search Words
You can search or browse for words


s luh gish nuhs

  • n  a state of comatose torpor (as found in sleeping sickness)
  • n  the pace of things that move relatively slowly
    the sluggishness of the economy
    the sluggishness of the compass in the Arctic cold
  • n  inactivity; showing an unusual lack of energy
    the general appearance of sluggishness alarmed his friends

  • Brazil eventually awoke from their sluggishness and scored five goals without reply, and the fans were singing again but the truce was temporary.
  • The Photoshop Elements software I tested was a beta, and I noticed some sluggishness, especially when I loaded up the main library of 10,335 shots.
  • Copywriters combed the thesaurus and found no less than 30 synonyms for the sluggishness which the pills were said to cure.

  • Steve Nash in Forbes
    They did a pretty good job of using our sluggishness to get into their pace, and we kind of fell into it,Nash said. "We weren't very energetic, we were sloppy, and we really didn't force our tempo. It wasn't a typical performance from us,...
  • Kevin Martin in USA Today
    We just wanted to avoid the sluggishness after the break, and we finished it off,Martin said. "It happens to everybody in this situation."
  • Yuri Luzhkov in AFP
    We have made clear our concerns to the main contractor about the sluggishness of the work,added Luzhkov after a visit to the construction site.

Bee Dictionary: Search, browse, look at common errors, idioms and more.