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Synonyms for stagnant
ˈstæg nənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dead(a), stagnant(adj)

    not circulating or flowing

    "dead air"; "dead water"; "stagnant water"

    Antonyms:
    running(a), dynamical, dynamic

  2. stagnant, moribund(adj)

    not growing or changing; without force or vitality

    Synonyms:
    dead(a), moribund

    Antonyms:
    dynamical, running(a), dynamic

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. stagnant

    Synonyms:
    motionless, currentless, tideless, unflowing, uncirculating, still, dull, torpid, lifeless, quiescent

    Antonyms:
    brisk, flowing, circulating, rapid, lively, agitated, seething, effervescent, restless

Editors Contribution

  1. -naut

    constancy

    earthonaut

    Submitted by anonymous on September 22, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. stagnant(a.)

    Synonyms:
    motionless, standing, close

  2. stagnant(a.)

    Synonyms:
    sluggish, inactive, inert, torpid, dull, heavy

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. stagnant(a)

    Synonyms:
    motionless, standing, quiet, inactive, dull, sluggish

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "stagnant":

    sluggish, stagnating, deadlocked, standing

How to pronounce stagnant?

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How to say stagnant in sign language?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#390still
#2833standing
#13293dull
#29806sluggish
#36988stagnant
#41204lifeless
#44165motionless
#51881quiescent
#64890deadlocked
#76333moribund
#111868stagnating
#188091torpid

How to use stagnant in a sentence?

  1. Peter Cardillo:

    The focus remains on oil and the impact of low oil prices, which points to slowing growth and possibly, even stagnant to negative growth here in the United States.

  2. John Anderson:

    It's all about the absolute basics of personal hygiene. No windows open, full spray repellent and not putting yourself near water at night because that's when mosquitoes bite, in the slalom there is no stagnant water at all, it's crystal clear and chlorinated. But the sprint course is a natural lake in the middle of Rio so when the sun goes down, if you're there, there will be mosquitoes about.

  3. Johnny Cash:

    I wore black because I liked it. I still do, and wearing it still means something to me. It's still my symbol of rebellion -- against a stagnant status quo, against our hypocritical houses of God, against people whose minds are closed to others' ideas.

  4. David Victor:

    Because the federal government has been stagnant on these issues for a long time, a huge amount of activity has shifted to the states.

  5. Ilona Jaspers:

    One of the big items to take away from this here is that we have to look at these e-liquids as a dynamic mixture potentially, a chemical mixture that is not necessarily stagnant and may change over time.


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