Definition for SLACK'NESS


  1. Looseness; the state opposite to tension; not tightness or rigidness; as, the slackness of a cord or rope.
  2. Remissness; negligence; inattention; as, the slackness of men in business or duty; slackness in the performance of engagements. – Hooker.
  3. Slowness; tardiness; want of tendency; as; the slackness of flesh to heal. – Sharp.
  4. Weakness; not intenseness. – Brerewood.

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