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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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He further said that his daughter had died due to the alleged slackness of the doctor.
SIALKOT -- Several people ransacked a private hospital at Civil Chowk in Daska on Monday and beat the staff after the death of a woman there due to alleged slackness of the doctor during her gallbladder surgery.
He also directed to ensure quality of work and warned that any kind of slackness in this regard will not be tolerated at any cost.
Chief Minister (CM)Shehbaz Sharif took notice of the incident and suspendedSabzazar Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) and Station House Office (SHO) on Friday for slackness.
The defence has been as water tight as a colander, but at Stamford Bridge the defensive slackness of Matt Ritchie going backwards was cwritical.
Meanwhile, the DPO has suspended Munawar Shah SHO, Kaleki for his slackness for not taking action against the accused promptly.
The party also held the political authority responsible for the failure to endorse a new election law, and the reverberations of slackness.
Over the past few months, the number of investigations has increased after a brief period when the ministry was going slow on probes, which was attributed to slackness in the system.
But Hearts failed to build on that lead and paid for their slackness when Craig Johnston drilled home the leveller in 34 minutes.
The battle to combat violence and terrorism will not allow even a moment of slackness, and decisive actions must be taken to resolutely suppress the terrorists' rampant momentum," Xi said.
On the international markets, forward deals for the American crude dropped, on Friday, due to mounting jitters resulting from slackness in China's economic growth and fall of US stocks amid negative indications about emerging economic markets, in addition to forecast slash of monetary incentives in the US.
What is increasingly a problem is Mr Gove's ideological hatred of local education authorities and his insistence on seeing slackness and inefficiency in everything they do.
A spokesperson of the Ministry of National Food Security & Research today rebutted news items in a section of media that blamed Ministry of National Food Security & Research for showing slackness in resolving the issue of Russian ban on import of agricultural products from Pakistan.
He confirmed that there is slackness from the prisons' bodyguards and the federal police entrusted to guard Abu Ghraib prison, which enabled the fleeing of the prisoners.
Benitez was pleased with his jet-lagged side's 3-1 victory in Yokohama, but pulled them up on the late slackness that saw them fail to keep a clean sheet.