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stag·nant

 (stăg′nənt)
adj.
1. Not flowing or moving, and often foul-smelling or stale: stagnant ponds; stagnant air.
2. Showing little or no activity or vitality; inactive or sluggish: a stagnant economy; a stagnant mind.

[Latin stāgnāns, stāgnant-, present participle of stāgnāre, to be stagnant; see stagnate.]

stag′nan·cy n.
stag′nant·ly adv.

stagnant

(ˈstæɡnənt)
adj
1. (of water, etc) standing still; without flow or current
2. brackish and foul from standing still
3. stale, sluggish, or dull from inaction
4. not growing or developing; static
[C17: from Latin stagnāns, from stagnāre to be stagnant, from stagnum a pool]
ˈstagnancy, ˈstagnance n
ˈstagnantly adv

stag•nant

(ˈstæg nənt)

adj.
1. not flowing or running, as water or air.
2. stale or foul from standing, as a pool of water.
3. inactive or sluggish: a stagnant ecomomy.
[1660–70; < Latin stāgnant-, s. of stāgnāns, present participle of stāgnāre to stagnate; see -ant]
stag′nan•cy, stag′nance, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.stagnant - not circulating or flowing; "dead air"; "dead water"; "stagnant water"
standing - (of fluids) not moving or flowing; "mosquitoes breed in standing water"
2.stagnant - not growing or changing; without force or vitality
adynamic, undynamic - characterized by an absence of force or forcefulness

stagnant

adjective
1. stale, still, standing, quiet, sluggish, motionless, brackish Mosquitoes have been thriving in stagnant water on building sites.
stale clear, fresh, pure, running, moving, flowing, unpolluted
2. inactive, declining, stagnating, flat, slow, depressed, sluggish, slow-moving Mass movements are often a factor in the awakening of stagnant societies.
Translations
راكِدراكِد، غَيْر نَشيط
stagnujícístojatý
stagnerendestillestående
stagnáló
staîinn, fúllstaînaîur
sąstingisstagnacijastovėtistovintisužsistovėti
inertsneaktīvssastāvējiesstāvošs
stagnujúcistojatý

stagnant

[ˈstægnənt] ADJ
1. [water] → estancado
2. (fig) [economy, industry] → estancado, paralizado; [market] → inactivo, estancado; [society] → anquilosado

stagnant

[ˈstægnənt] adj
[water] → stagnant(e)
[economy] → stagnant(e)

stagnant

adj (= still, not moving) air, water(still)stehend attr, → gestaut; (= foul, stale) waterabgestanden; airverbraucht; tradestagnierend, stockend; mindträge; the economy/market is stagnantdie Wirtschaft/der Markt stagniert

stagnant

[ˈstægnənt] adjstagnante

stagnant

(ˈstӕgnənt) adjective
1. (of water) standing still rather than flowing and therefore usually dirty. a stagnant pool.
2. dull or inactive. Our economy is stagnant.
stagnate (stӕgˈneit) , ((American) ˈstӕgneit) verb
1. (of water) to be or become stagnant.
2. to become dull and inactive.
stagˈnation noun
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