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Definition 1: the quality of being loose (not taut) - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where slackness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he hadn't counted on the slackness of the rope

Synonyms for slackness in the sense of this definition

(slackness is a kind of ...) movement or space for movement

"there was too much play in the steering wheel"

Definition 2: the quality of being lax and neglectful - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for slackness in the sense of this definition

(slackness is a kind of ...) the trait of neglecting responsibilities and lacking concern

Definition 3: weakness characterized by a lack of vitality or energy - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for slackness in the sense of this definition

(slackness is a kind of ...) the property of lacking physical or mental strength; liability to failure under pressure or stress or strain

"his weakness increased as he became older" "the weakness of the span was overlooked until it collapsed"

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