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sluggishness Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun a state of comatose torpor (as found in sleeping sickness)
    lethargy; lassitude.
  2. noun the pace of things that move relatively slowly
    • the sluggishness of the economy
    • the sluggishness of the compass in the Arctic cold
  3. noun inactivity; showing an unusual lack of energy
    flatness; languor; phlegm; lethargy.
    • the general appearance of sluggishness alarmed his friends
WordNet

"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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