Definition of Laggardness

1. Noun. The quality or state of being a laggard. ¹



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Definition of Laggardness

1. [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Laggardness

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laggardness (current term)
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Literary usage of Laggardness

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"This laggardness io feminine militancy on the campus* gives university administrations an opportunity to act to improve the status of women on their ..."

2. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings ... Annual Forum by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, Conference of Charities (U.S., Conference of Charities (U.S.), National Conference of Social Work (U.S. (1889)
"It will put a spur to laggardness, and will induce thriftiness of habit and spirit, which things are, generally speaking, respectively present and absent ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1891)
"... for their laggardness. Arithmetic is the simplest of the three B's, as well as the most indispensable in anything like business, yet there are primitive ..."

4. New Testament Illustrations: Comprising Choice Selections, Anecdotes by William Basil Jones (1875)
"It can be nothing but that laggardness of will, that, indifference to high moral aims, that want of spiritual energy, that cheerful acquiescence in the ..."

5. The Gentleman's Magazine (1898)
"The Committee goes on at great length to explain the nature of the obstacles, so anxious was it to clear its good name of the allegation of laggardness. ..."

6. The Christian Examiner (1847)
"... rather as symbols of the difference between the past and the present, than as actual evidences of Italian laggardness in adopting modern improvements. ..."

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