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sluggish

slug·gish

sluggish

pronunciation:
sluh gihsh
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: moving slowly.
The river becomes sluggish as it widens.Sluggish sales over the summer meant low profits.
synonyms:
inert, lazy, poky, slow, slumberous
antonyms:
quick, swift
similar words:
inactive, laggard, leisurely, logy, slack, stagnant, tardy, torpid, unhurried
definition 2: lazy or without energy.
Hot weather makes me feel sluggish.The boss doesn't tolerate sluggish employees.
synonyms:
inactive, indolent, lackadaisical, lazy, lethargic, listless, slothful, sluggard
antonyms:
animated, arduous, furious, vigorous
similar words:
apathetic, idle, inert, languid, lifeless, logy, otiose, slack, spiritless, stagnant, tardy, torpid
definition 3: not working at full capacity; slow to react when stimulated.
Getting more fiber helps with sluggish digestion.
synonyms:
lazy, unresponsive
antonyms:
swift
similar words:
inactive, slack, slow, torpid
derivations: sluggishly (adv.), sluggishness (n.)