Definitions of slackness
  1. noun
    the quality of being loose (not taut)
    “he hadn't counted on the slackness of the rope”
    synonyms: slack
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    looseness, play
    movement or space for movement
  2. noun
    the quality of being lax and neglectful
    synonyms: laxity, laxness, remissness
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    type of:
    neglect, neglectfulness, negligence
    the trait of neglecting responsibilities and lacking concern
  3. noun
    weakness characterized by a lack of vitality or energy
    synonyms: inanition, lassitude, lethargy
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    the property of lacking physical or mental strength; liability to failure under pressure or stress or strain
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