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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Sluggish  \Slug"gish\,  a. 
  1.  Habitually  idle  and  lazy;  slothful;  dull;  inactive;  as  a 
  sluggish  man. 
  2.  Slow;  having  little  motion;  as  a  sluggish  stream. 
  3.  Having  no  power  to  move  one's  self  or  itself  inert. 
  Matter,  being  impotent,  sluggish,  and  inactive,  hath 
  no  power  to  stir  or  move  itself  --Woodward. 
  And  the  sluggish  land  slumbers  in  utter  neglect. 
  4.  Characteristic  of  a  sluggard;  dull;  stupid;  tame;  simple. 
  [R.]  ``So  sluggish  a  conceit.''  --Milton. 
  Syn:  Inert;  idle;  lazy;  slothful;  indolent;  dronish;  slow; 
  dull;  drowsy;  inactive.  See  {Inert}.  --  {Slug"gish*ly}, 
  adv  --  {Slug"gish*ness},  n. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  with  little  movement;  very  slow;  "a  sluggish  stream" 
  2:  (of  business)  not  active  or  brisk;  "business  is  dull  (or 
  slow)";  "a  sluggish  market"  [syn:  {dull},  {slow}] 
  3:  slow  and  apathetic;  "she  was  fat  and  inert";  "a  sluggish 
  worker";  "a  mind  grown  torpid  in  old  age"  [syn:  {inert},  {torpid}] 

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