Adjective(1) not circulating or flowing(2) not growing or changing; without force or vitality
(1) Plants can't breathe if their roots are immersed in stagnant water.(2) Although soybean is injured in flooded fields, it can thrive in stagnant , oxygen-deficient water in the glasshouse.(3) Rising home values have propped up a stagnant economy and blunted criticisms of otherwise disastrous economic policies.(4) Note that blight is not restricted to stagnant or declining regions and cities.(5) It looks like fun, but the water here is stagnant and contaminated with raw sewage.(6) The region is economically and politically stagnant , with endemic poverty.(7) If your water has been stagnant for some time, treat it before you drink it.(8) Her matted hair billowed out a bit as the stagnant unimaginably foul smelling air started to flow past them.(9) Profits remained similarly depressed, with performance in the European market stagnant .(10) Wade had a large clay pot with a big chip in the top in which he kept stagnant water, weeds, and any bugs that intrigued him.(11) A successful economy is attractive for foreign investors; they do not usually go to a stagnant economy.(12) It is a chance to bring major foreign investment to one of Europe's most economically stagnant regions.(13) Does the Minister consider the claims that productivity in the sector is stagnant or declining are accurate?(14) The smell of stagnant , rotting waters hung so thickly that the air was nearly unbreathable.(15) The chief concern of union officials is to secure the income of their apparatus in the face of a stagnant or declining dues base.(16) The bottom waters of these lagoons were probably stagnant and provided an environment hostile to life.
(1) stagnant water :: ජලය රැඳීම
1. still ::
2. inactive ::
3. moribund ::
4. dead ::
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Just because your career's been STAGNANT
for a few years, that's no reason to give up.
The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 5
in a STAGNANT situation, and... Yes.
Money Heist Season 1, Episode 6
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