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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a manner in which one is disinclined (as by nature, habit, or condition) to activity or exertion; In an indolent or torpid manner.

Usage examples (39)
  • Adjective : a sluggish disposition. ,a sluggish liver. ,a sluggish car engine
  • Ortolo flows sluggishly into the Gulf of Roccapina.
  • The engines throbbed, and they moved off sluggishly.
  • Life went on as usual, sluggishly and dully -- but on. for more
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