Definition of stagnant:
latency, undynamic, dirty, putrid, dead, underdeveloped, coastal, slow, heavy, stagnation, high, backward, briny, latent, filthy, deep-sea, choppy, fresh, freshwater, adynamic, fluvial, slowly, moribund, foul, stunted, standing.
- inert (part of speech: adjective)
- motionless (part of speech: adjective)
Business was stagnant, idleness and anxiety weighed like lead on the minds of all, and whoever wished to make time pass rapidly and relieve his oppressed soul, went to the tavern to give utterance to his own hopes and fears, and hear what others were thinking and feeling in the common distress.- "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
- "Shirley", Charlotte Brontë.
- "Pictures of Sweden", Hans Christian Andersen.