not circulating or flowing
"dead air"; "dead water"; "stagnant water"
not growing or changing; without force or vitality
Lacking freshness, motion, flow, progress, or change; stale; motionless; still.
Origin: From stagnant, from stagnans, present participle of stagno
that stagnates; not flowing; not running in a current or steam; motionless; hence, impure or foul from want of motion; as, a stagnant lake or pond; stagnant blood in the veins
not active or brisk; dull; as, business in stagnant
Origin: [L. stagnans, -antis, p. pr. of stagnare. See Stagnate.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
stag′nant, adj. stagnating: not flowing: motionless: impure from being motionless: not brisk: dull.—n. Stag′nancy, the state of being stagnant.—adv. Stag′nantly.—v.i. Stag′nate, to cease to flow: to become dull or motionless.—n. Stagnā′tion, act of stagnating: state of being stagnant or motionless: dullness. [L. stagnans, -antis, pr.p. of stagnāre.]
The numerical value of stagnant in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of stagnant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Consistency is the quality of a stagnant mind.
Happiness consists in activity. It is running steam, not a stagnant pool.
Depending on how many street lights are on, the scenery ranges from stagnant to nonexistent.
We’ve had stagnant wage growth for a long time - a lot of people can’t save and cover their living expenses.
Selma is a very resilient place but it's a place that is stagnant, the sad thing is that it has so much potential.
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