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1. stagnant

adjective. ['ˈstægnənt'] not growing or changing; without force or vitality.

Synonyms

  • moribund
  • adynamic

Antonyms

  • nascent
  • strong
  • alive

Etymology

  • stagnant (French)
  • stagnans (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Stagnant

  • magnant
  • fagnant

How do you spell stagnant? Is it stagnet ?

A common misspelling of stagnant is stagnet

Example sentences of the word stagnant


1. Adjective
Run the hose for a few seconds to clear stagnant water out of the pipe.

2. Noun, singular or mass
If you're interested in pharmacology, these continuing developments will keep you from feeling stagnant in your career.

Quotes containing the word stagnant


1. I wore black because I liked it. I still do, and wearing it still means something to me. It's still my symbol of rebellion -- against a stagnant status quo, against our hypocritical houses of God, against people whose minds are closed to others' ideas.
- Johnny Cash

2. Love is a process, either growing or shrinking, but never stagnant. My love for you was David, and now it is Goliath. Also, my love for you was Goliath, and now it is David.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

3. Are you going to allow the world around you to change while you remain stagnant? Make this the time you throw away old habits that have hindered your happiness and success and finally allow your greatest self to flourish.
- Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

2. stagnant

adjective. ['ˈstægnənt'] not circulating or flowing.

Synonyms

  • standing

Antonyms

  • living
  • active

Etymology

  • stagnant (French)
  • stagnans (Latin)
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