- Sluggish Slug"gish, a.
1. Habitually idle and lazy; slothful; dull; inactive; as, a
2. Slow; having little motion; as, a sluggish stream. [1913 Webster]
3. Having no power to move one's self or itself; inert. [1913 Webster]
Matter, being impotent, sluggish, and inactive, hath no power to stir or move itself. --Woodward. [1913 Webster]
And the sluggish land slumbers in utter neglect. --Longfellow. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.