Related formslag·gard·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for laggard
The U.K. originally hung back from embracing such policies, and as a result was a laggard in developing a solar industry.
He chucked a thumb over his shoulder in the direction of MacLeod, busy with the laggard men.King Spruce, A Novel|Holman Day
Barty was no laggard in love; but he dearly loved his uncle Archie, and was loyal to him all through.The Martian|George Du Maurier
At sunrise Clark started on again, through icy water waist-deep, this time with the stern command to shoot the first laggard.American Men of Action|Burton E. Stevenson