Stagnant

Definition of Stagnant

Stag´nant   Pronunciation: ~nant
a.1.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.
2.Not active or brisk; dull; as, business is stagnant.
That gloomy slumber of the stagnant soul.
- Johnson.
For him a stagnant life was not worth living.
- Palfrey.

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