Stagnant Definition

stăgnənt
adjective
Not flowing or moving.
Webster's New World
Foul from lack of movement.
Webster's New World
Showing little or no activity or vitality; inactive or sluggish.
A stagnant economy; a stagnant mind.
American Heritage
Not active, alert, etc.; sluggish.
A stagnant mind.
Webster's New World
Wiktionary
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Origin of Stagnant

  • From French stagnant, from Latin stagnans, present participle of stagno (“to form a pool of standing water")

    From Wiktionary

  • Latin stāgnāns stāgnant- present participle of stāgnāre to be stagnant stagnate

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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