Definition of stagnant adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    stagnant

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈstæɡnənt//
     
     
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  1. 1stagnant water or air is not moving and therefore smells unpleasant Few fish survive in the stagnant waters of the lake.
  2. 2not developing, growing, or changing synonym static a stagnant economy a stagnant population The housing market has been largely stagnant over the past few months.
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