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English noun: slackness

1. slackness (attribute) weakness characterized by a lack of vitality or energy

Synonymsinanition, lassitude, lethargy

Broader (hypernym)weakness

2. slackness (attribute) the quality of being loose (not taut)

SamplesHe hadn't counted on the slackness of the rope.


Broader (hypernym)looseness, play

3. slackness (attribute) the quality of being lax and neglectful

Synonymslaxity, laxness, remissness

Broader (hypernym)neglect, neglectfulness, negligence

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