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 for slackness
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Slackness \Slack"ness\, n.
     The quality or state of being slack.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: weakness characterized by a lack of vitality or energy
           [syn: inanition, lassitude, lethargy, slackness]
      2: the quality of being loose (not taut); "he hadn't counted on
         the slackness of the rope" [syn: slack, slackness]
      3: the quality of being lax and neglectful [syn: laxness,
         laxity, remissness, slackness]

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