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Origin of stagnant
OTHER WORDS FROM stagnantstag·nan·cy, stagnance, nounstag·nant·ly, adverbun·stag·nant, adjectiveun·stag·nant·ly, adverb
Example sentences from the Web for stagnant
There is remarkable equableness and stagnancy in the atmosphere up here, I think.Farthest North|Fridtjof Nansen
There were long periods of barrenness or stagnancy when Stephen could write nothing.The House by the River|A. P. Herbert
Takes the advance, but is justified in it by the slowness, nay, by the stagnancy of the administration.Diary from March 4, 1861, to November 12, 1862|Adam Gurowski
For they are a singular Nation, if stirred up from their stagnancy; and are much in earnest about this Spanish War.History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XI. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
It belongs to the age of stagnancy and deadness, is vested in the old and decaying order, is doomed, and must die.'