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Synonyms for stagnant
ˈstæg nəntstag·nant

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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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dead(a), stagnantadjective

    not circulating or flowing

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

    Antonyms:
    running(a), dynamical, dynamic

  2. stagnant, moribundadjective

    not growing or changing; without force or vitality

    Synonyms:
    dead(a), moribund

    Antonyms:
    dynamical, running(a), dynamic

Editors Contribution

  1. -naut

    constancy

    earthonaut

    Submitted by anonymous on September 22, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. stagnantadjective

    Synonyms:
    motionless, standing, close

  2. stagnantadjective

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. stagnantadjective

    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. Robert Stewart:

    Selma is a very resilient place but it's a place that is stagnant, the sad thing is that it has so much potential.

  2. Kevin Cordaro of Whitman:

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

  3. Kamala Harris:

    I will be a fighter for the next generation on the critical issues facing our country, i will be a fighter for middle-class families who are feeling the pinch of stagnant wages and diminishing opportunity.

  4. Sam Harrison:

    On some courses, the lakes are more like sewers, in those stagnant pools you can catch diseases, so you have to wear a head guard, a bit like an all-in-one wetsuit, so nothing can get on you.

  5. Alicia Munnell:

    We’ve had stagnant wage growth for a long time - a lot of people can’t save and cover their living expenses.


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