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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sluggishness
 慣性; 惰性; 停滯

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Slug·gish a.
 1. Habitually idle and lazy; slothful; dull; inactive; as, a sluggish man.
 2. Slow; having little motion; as, a sluggish stream.
 3. Having no power to move one's self or itself; inert.
    Matter, being impotent, sluggish, and inactive, hath no power to stir or move itself.   --Woodward.
    And the sluggish land slumbers in utter neglect.   --Longfellow.
 4. Characteristic of a sluggard; dull; stupid; tame; simple. [R.] “So sluggish a conceit.”
 Syn: -- Inert; idle; lazy; slothful; indolent; dronish; slow; dull; drowsy; inactive. See Inert.
 -- Slug*gish*ly, adv. -- Slug*gish*ness, n.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 sluggishness
      n 1: a state of comatose torpor (as found in sleeping sickness)
           [syn: lethargy, lassitude]
      2: inactivity; showing an unusual lack of energy [syn: languor,
          lethargy, phlegm]