What does sluggish mean?

Definitions for sluggish
ˈslʌg ɪʃslug·gish

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word sluggish.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sluggish, sulky(adj)

    moving slowly

    "a sluggish stream"

  2. dull, slow, sluggish(adj)

    (of business) not active or brisk

    "business is dull (or slow)"; "a sluggish market"

  3. inert, sluggish, soggy, torpid(adj)

    slow and apathetic

    "she was fat and inert"; "a sluggish worker"; "a mind grown torpid in old age"

Wiktionary

  1. sluggish(Adjective)

    Habitually idle and lazy; slothful; dull; inactive; as, a sluggish man.

    And the sluggish land slumbers in utter neglect. -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

  2. sluggish(Adjective)

    Slow; having little motion; as, a sluggish stream.

  3. sluggish(Adjective)

    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

  4. sluggish(Adjective)

    Characteristic of a sluggard; dull; stupid; tame; simple.

  5. sluggish(Adjective)

    Exhibiting economic decline, inactivity, slow or subnormal growth.

    Inflation has been rising despite sluggish economy.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sluggish(adj)

    habitually idle and lazy; slothful; dull; inactive; as, a sluggish man

  2. Sluggish(adj)

    slow; having little motion; as, a sluggish stream

  3. Sluggish(adj)

    having no power to move one's self or itself; inert

  4. Sluggish(adj)

    characteristic of a sluggard; dull; stupid; tame; simple

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sluggish in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sluggish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of sluggish in a Sentence

  1. Joerg Kraemer:

    It is about too-long court proceedings, sluggish investment approvals, poor transport infrastructure, corruption or an overextended influence of trade unions.

  2. Walter Scott:

    One hour of life, crowded to the full with glorious action, and filled with noble risks, is worth whole years of those mean observances of paltry decorum, in which men steal through existence, like sluggish waters through a marsh, without either honor or observation.

  3. Stephen Innes:

    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.

  4. Craig Nichol:

    It's been a fairly sluggish and unexciting start to the week for markets. Whether things get more interesting or not probably depends on what Fed Chair Jerome Powell has to say when he testifies today in front of the Senate Banking Committee.

  5. Qu Hongbin:

    Domestic economic activity is likely to remain sluggish and external demand looks uncertain, we believe more policy easing is still warranted at the current stage to support growth.

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Translations for sluggish

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  • trägeGerman
  • 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
  • ceanntromIrish
  • lassúHungarian
  • lentoItalian
  • بێ تاقه‌تKurdish
  • pūtumu, hōtoaMāori
  • langzaamDutch
  • opieszałyPolish
  • заторможенный, инертный, неповоротливый, медленный, ленивыйRussian
  • chậm chạpVietnamese

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