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Synonyms for slackness

the state or quality of being negligent

Synonyms for slackness

weakness characterized by a lack of vitality or energy

the quality of being loose (not taut)


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the quality of being lax and neglectful

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2 million is ordered due to mistake or slackness of some lawyer which should not have taken place.
But experienced players such as Jamie Hamill were culpable in the slackness that let Killie take control in a dreadful five-minute spell.
More slackness at the back just four minutes later allowed Saints back into the game with Milne given too much time before smashing a 25-yard volley past Esson.
With three new signings on transfer deadline day, County took a while to settle and Havant punished defensive slackness to take a sixth-minute lead through Robbie Pethick.
A GENERAL slackness in Manchester United's play, which almost cost them a point, might have been a factor in Sir Alex Ferguson's irritable mood.
Canaries skipper Mackay tried to allow a routine long ball to run out for a goal kick but Reading striker Nicky Forster made him pay for the slackness.
Their goal was the result of defensive slackness, but otherwise I was reasonably happy with the showing.
And the division's strong profits and turnover performances helped to offset continuing slackness in the electronics sector, the semiconductor industry especially, which hit the performance of specialist unit BOC Edwards.
And Ipswich were then punished for a couple of moments of defensive slackness as PSV showed all their style.
The visitors looked likely to hold on to the lead given to them by James O'Connor until deep into injury time when defensive slackness gave Andy Liddell the space to drive in a cross which Gunnarsson put into his own net.
But slackness in defence after 80 minutes saw the never-say-die Lions equalise through Shaw.
we appeal to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to take notice of this slackness and negligence on the part of CDA and direct the authority to take steps for initiating development work in this sector as soon as possible", they demanded.
Forfar took advantage of our slackness and deserved their win.
No one will be allowed to show slackness and negligence".
More slackness in defencejust four minutes later allowed Saints back into it with Milne given too much time as he smashed in a 25-yard volley.