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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

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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. Leonardo da Vinci, The Notebooks:

    Iron rusts from disue; stagnant water loses its purity and in cold weather becomes frozen; even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind.

  2. 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.

  3. John Sloan:

    Consistency is the quality of a stagnant mind.

  4. Lucy Harman:

    There is a lot of stagnant water which greatly increases the number of breeding sites for mosquitoes, as a result, there's a higher risk of mosquito-borne disease such as Zika virus and dengue fever.

  5. Kevin Cordaro of Whitman:

    Depending on how many street lights are on, the scenery ranges from stagnant to nonexistent.

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