Sluggish

  • 21sluggish — slug•gish [[t]ˈslʌg ɪʃ[/t]] adj. 1) indisposed to action or exertion; lazy; indolent 2) not functioning with full vigor, as bodily organs 3) slow to act or respond: a sluggish engine[/ex] 4) slow or slow moving, as a stream 5) slack, as sales… …

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  • 22sluggish — adjective Date: 15th century 1. averse to activity or exertion ; indolent; also torpid 2. slow to respond (as to stimulation or treatment) 3. a. markedly slow in movement, flow, or growth b. economically inactive or slow • sluggishly adverb • …

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  • 23sluggish — Synonyms and related words: Laodicean, Micawberish, Olympian, abeyant, affluent, aloof, ambling, apathetic, backward, benumbed, blah, blase, blunt, blunt witted, bored, cataleptic, catatonic, cautious, circumspect, claudicant, comatose, confluent …

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  • 24sluggish — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. inactive, stagnant, torpid, slow; lazy, slothful, dull, indolent; languid, apathetic, lethargic. See inactivity, slowness.Ant., energetic, active. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. inactive, torpid,… …

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  • 25sluggish — slug·gish || slÊŒgɪʃ adj. slow, inactive, lethargic, lazy, slothful; dull, lacking alertness (of the mind) …

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  • 26sluggish — adjective slow moving or inactive. ↘lacking energy or alertness. Derivatives sluggishly adverb sluggishness noun Origin ME: from the noun slug1 or the verb slug (see sluggard) + ish1 …

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  • 27sluggish — a. 1. Indolent, idle, lazy, slothful, dull, inactive, drowsy, inert, dronish, lumpish, supine, phlegmatic. 2. Slow. 3. Inert, inactive. 4. Dull, tame, stupid, simple …

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  • 28sluggish — adj slow, slow moving, slow going, snail paced, snail like, moving at a snail s pace, crawling, creeping, Inf. poky; inert, inactive, stagnant, torpid, supine; lumpish, lethargic, phlegmatic, heavy, dull, languid, languorous, hebetudinous,… …

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  • 29sluggish — slug·gish …

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  • 30sluggish — adjective Syn: lethargic, listless, lacking in energy, lifeless, inactive, slow; N.Amer. logy Ant: vigorous …

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  • 31sluggish — /ˈslʌgɪʃ / (say slugish) adjective 1. indisposed to action or exertion, especially by nature; inactive, slow, or of little energy or vigour. 2. not acting or working with full vigour, as bodily organs. 3. moving slowly, or having little motion,… …

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  • 32sluggish —   Malohi, lōiele, lelemu, lola, kūlola, pālīlea, pū, kālē, pāpālole …

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  • 33sluggish — Unresponsive; functioning at below normal rate or level …

    Dictionary of automotive terms

  • 34Sluggish cognitive tempo — (SCT) is an unformalized descriptive term which is used to better identify what appears to be a homogeneous sub subgroup within the formal subgroup ADHD predominantly inattentive (ADHD I or ADHD PI) classification in the Diagnostic and… …

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  • 35Sluggish Economy — A state in the economy in which the growth is slow, flat or declining. The term can refer to the economy as a whole or a component of the economy, such as weak housing starts. When the economy is in a sluggish state, it is generally harmful for a …

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  • 36Sluggish weevil — Cleonus piger Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …

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  • 37sluggish acceleration — To increase speed slowly. See acceleration …

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  • 38Sluggishly — Sluggish Slug gish, a. 1. Habitually idle and lazy; slothful; dull; inactive; as, a sluggish man. [1913 Webster] 2. Slow; having little motion; as, a sluggish stream. [1913 Webster] 3. Having no power to move one s self or itself; inert. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 39Sluggishness — Sluggish Slug gish, a. 1. Habitually idle and lazy; slothful; dull; inactive; as, a sluggish man. [1913 Webster] 2. Slow; having little motion; as, a sluggish stream. [1913 Webster] 3. Having no power to move one s self or itself; inert. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 40sluggishly — sluggish slug‧gish [ˈslʌgɪʆ] adjective happening or reacting more slowly than usual: • Trading activity has been sluggish all week. • sluggish consumer demand sluggishly adverb : • Economists predict that taxable income will grow only sluggishly …

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