Stagnation
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Stagnation [stag-ney-shuhn]

NOUN

NOUN

  • The state of not moving.

  • A stagnant state or condition.

  • A foulness or staleness.

  • A failure to progress or advance.

  • The state of feeling sluggish or dull.

Example

"My parents never had a period of stagnation in their three-decade marriage."

"We have seen that the economic stagnation has been followed by quick growth."

Synonyms

Sluggishness, Calm, Dullness, Quiescence, Status

Antonyms

Boom, Rise

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