"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
The numerical value of sluggish in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of sluggish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of sluggish in a Sentence
European economic growth is still sluggish but is gradually accelerating, whereas it is stalling in the U.S.. Monetary policies in Europe are much more supportive and there is an increased competitiveness from a weaker euro.
Price action over the past 48 hours does illustrate just how quick traders are to revive fears about sluggish demand amid the thought of more abundant supplies.
Output will probably pick up from June onwards but it will be necessary to remain on guard for a second wave (of coronavirus infections), the pace of a rebound will likely continue to be sluggish.
Most instances of bedwetting, whether they run in the family or not, have to do with heavy sleep and a sluggish coordination between bladder signals that say ‘take me to the bathroom’ and a deep level of sleep that prevents the signals from reaching awareness.
The pace of slowdown in fixed-asset investment is relatively fast - dragged by the property sector, while the factory sector remains sluggish, overall, the economy is very weak and the central bank may have to continue cutting interest rates and banks' reserve requirement.
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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
- chậm chạpVietnamese
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