sluggishness


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a state of comatose torpor (as found in sleeping sickness)

the pace of things that move relatively slowly

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The IIF warns that prolonged sluggishness in credit to the private sector by banks, in the absence of other sources of financing could limit the growth potential of the GCC economies.
According to the survey, fielded by Kellogg Company and Braun Research, women also attribute this wintertime sluggishness to other factors, including a lack of exercise (75 percent) and sitting for long periods of time (64 percent).
The uncharacteristic sluggishness of the first quarter was dramatically reversed, as renewed activity produced positive absorption and lower availability.
Spurlock complains of sluggishness, depression, shortness of breath, impotence, chest pressure, and headaches.
With it, administrators can groom mailboxes for duplicate fries or old files, and can troubleshoot and trend performance before problems arise or sluggishness in the system develops.
Matsushita's good fortunes were based on brisk sales of DVD players and flat-screen televisions, the very areas where Sony's sluggishness has been most evident.
In a Radio Caracol interview, the political leader from Antioquia criticized the Colombian Foreign Ministry's sluggishness in taking effective measures against the Nicaraguan Government as well as in its dealings with international organizations to prevent a confrontation between both countries.
7% in 2002, continuing two years of economic sluggishness and share losses.
The combined exports of cars, trucks and buses for all of 2002 is likely to be the first rise in two years, although shipments to the United States and Europe are not strong due to the sluggishness of their economies, said an association official.
According to Joao Barrera of Corporate Relations Consultants, the fast food monster is sticking to its expansion plans despite the sluggishness in the nation's economy.
Performance isn't astonishing, with a 0-60mph sprint time of over 12 seconds, but fuel economy of 48mpg makes up for any sluggishness.
Shipments of DVD players more than doubled in November from a year earlier to 229,000 units, in a sharp contrast with general sluggishness of those of household appliances amid the business slump, an industry group said Thursday.
Under Sanger's leadership, General Mills has become somewhat of a growth company in an industry notorious for its sluggishness.
economic sluggishness is cited by Jesus Barrera, CEO Grupo Quimmco.
The company lowered targets for both sales and earnings, citing "inventory adjustments at two major retailers, as well as general sluggishness at retail.