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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Not flowing in a current or stream. Also: Not active.

Usage examples (38)
  • Iron rusts from disuse, stagnant water loses its purity and in cold weather becomes frozen; even so does inaction sap the vigors of the mind.
  • The musca pendula lives in stagnant water; the larva is suspended by
  • They won't want much, they will just let everything remain stagnant quo.
  • Unemployment will remain stagnant at current levels with minor fluctuations. for more
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