stagnation, stagnancy, doldrums(noun)
a state of inactivity (in business or art etc)
"economic growth of less than 1% per year is considered to be economic stagnation"
inactivity of liquids; being stagnant; standing still; without current or circulation
The general concern about industrial stagnation inspired an overhaul of the patent system.
being stagnant; being without circulation
Factors known to encourage the growth of harmful bacteria inside cooling systems include the stagnation of the water.
Origin: From stagnatus, past participle of stagno, from stagnum
the condition of being stagnant; cessation of flowing or circulation, as of a fluid; the state of being motionless; as, the stagnation of the blood; the stagnation of water or air; the stagnation of vapors
the cessation of action, or of brisk action; the state of being dull; as, the stagnation of business
Origin: [Cf. F. stagnation.]
The numerical value of stagnation in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of stagnation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Too little liberty brings stagnation and too much brings chaos.
For too many, the dream of economic mobility has been replaced with a nightmare of economic stagnation.
This is a surprise, nobody expected a contraction in October, the number suggests we could have another quarter of flat growth, stagnation.
Iron rusts from disuse water loses its purity from stagnation and in cold weather becomes frozen even so does inaction sap the vigors of the mind.
Iron rusts from disuse; water loses its purity from stagnation and in cold weather becomes frozen; even so does inaction sap the vigors of the mind.
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Translations for stagnation
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- estancament, estacamentCatalan, Valencian
- Stagnierung, StagnationGerman
- pysähtyneisyys, jähmettyminen, lamaantuminen, pysähtyminen, seisominen, lamaantuneisuusFinnish
- 沈滞, 不振Japanese
- nemișcare, stagnareRomanian
- вялость, стагнация, застойRussian
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