(comparative more stagnantly, superlative most stagnantly)
- In a stagnant manner.
stagnant + -ly
Variant of stagnant
- not flowing or moving
- foul from lack of movement: said of water, etc.
- not active, alert, etc.; sluggish: a stagnant mind
Origin of stagnantClassical Latin stagnans, present participle of stagnare: see stagnate