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English noun: slackening

1. slackening (event) an occurrence of control or strength weakening


SamplesThe relaxation of requirements.
The loosening of his grip.
The slackening of the wind.


Synonymsloosening, relaxation


Broader (hypernym)weakening


Narrower (hyponym)thaw









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