Sluggish

Slug"gish

(?), a. 1. Habitually idle and lazy; slothful; dull; inactive; as, a sluggish man.
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2. Slow; having little motion; as, a sluggish stream.
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3. Having no power to move one's self or itself; inert.
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Matter, being impotent, sluggish, and inactive, hath no power to stir or move itself.
Woodward.
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And the sluggish land slumbers in utter neglect.
Longfellow.
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4. Characteristic of a sluggard; dull; stupid; tame; simple. [R.] "So sluggish a conceit." Milton.
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Syn. -- Inert; idle; lazy; slothful; indolent; dronish; slow; dull; drowsy; inactive. See Inert.
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-- Slug"gish*ly, adv. -- Slug"gish*ness, n.
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