Definitions for sluggishˈslʌg ɪʃ
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"a sluggish stream"
dull, slow, sluggish(adj)
(of business) not active or brisk
"business is dull (or slow)"; "a sluggish market"
inert, sluggish, soggy, torpid(adj)
slow and apathetic
"she was fat and inert"; "a sluggish worker"; "a mind grown torpid in old age"
Habitually idle and lazy; slothful; dull; inactive; as, a sluggish man.
And the sluggish land slumbers in utter neglect. -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Slow; having little motion; as, a sluggish stream.
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
Characteristic of a sluggard; dull; stupid; tame; simple.
Exhibiting economic decline, inactivity, slow or subnormal growth.
Inflation has been rising despite sluggish economy.
habitually idle and lazy; slothful; dull; inactive; as, a sluggish man
slow; having little motion; as, a sluggish stream
having no power to move one's self or itself; inert
characteristic of a sluggard; dull; stupid; tame; simple
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We're really planning the company for a sluggish oil and gas sector in '15.
The survey evidence points to fairly sluggish growth over the rest of the year.
In the morning, when you are sluggish about getting up, let this thought be present 'I am rising to a man's work.'
The Markit survey confirms that U.S. manufacturing is likely to see only a sluggish pace of growth in the third quarter.
Perhaps these years have been good, but only for a narrow group, yes, it's time for change, time to end this sluggish, indolent presidency.
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- aburrido, desganado, pendejo, perezoso, calmo, inerte, apagado, inútil, huevón, haragán, tarado, estúpido, lento, calmadoSpanish
- hidas, heikko, hiljainen, hidasälyinen, verkkainen, jähmeä, veltto, laiskaFinnish
- rétamé, faiblarde, faiblard, poussive, poussif, nazeFrench
- بێ تاقهتKurdish
- pūtumu, hōtoaMāori
- заторможенный, инертный, неповоротливый, медленный, ленивыйRussian
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