DICT.TW Dictionary Taiwan

Search for: [Show options]

[Pronunciation] [Help] [Database Info] [Server Info]

3 definitions found

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 stag·nant /ˈstægnənt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Stag·nant a.
 1. That stagnates; not flowing; not running in a current or steam; motionless; hence, impure or foul from want of motion; as, a stagnant lake or pond; stagnant blood in the veins.
 2. Not active or brisk; dull; as, business is stagnant.
    That gloomy slumber of the stagnant soul.   --Johnson.
    For him a stagnant life was not worth living.   --Palfrey.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: not circulating or flowing; "dead air"; "dead water";
             "stagnant water" [syn: dead(a)]
      2: not growing or changing; without force or vitality [syn: moribund]