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English definition of “slackness”

slackness

noun [U] (NOT ACTIVE)    /ˈslæk.nəs/
the state of being slower and less active than usual: Low sales figures were partly because of normal mid-summer slackness in/of demand.Laziness and lazy peopleAvoiding action disapproving the fact that a person or organization is not working as well or as hard as they should: The inspector criticized the slackness and incompetence of the staff.Laziness and lazy peopleAvoiding action
(Definition of slackness noun (NOT ACTIVE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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