Origin of stagnant
Related formsstag·nan·cy, stag·nance, nounstag·nant·ly, adverbun·stag·nant, adjectiveun·stag·nant·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for stagnant
Of course, declining or stagnant wage growth started well before this president took office.
Wages are stagnant and middle-class household incomes continue to decline.
Cory Gardner and others hammered on stagnant wages for the middle class.
The stagnant pool of green water at the bottom of the ditch rises slightly.Millions of Refugees from Syria’s War Are Clinging to Life In Toxic Conditions|Christopher Looney|April 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Most importantly, the biggest issue facing the country is our stubborn, stagnant unemployment.
Better a breeze—even a somewhat excessive breeze—than stagnant air.The Art of Letters|Robert Lynd
Suppose that the cultivator goes every morning with a jar to carry off the stagnant water where it is productive of injury.Harmonies of Political Economy|Frdric Bastiat
A piece of stagnant water, larger than a pond and less than a lake.The Sailor's Word-Book|William Henry Smyth
The air, kept at almost constant temperature by the blanketing effect of the hot springs, was stagnant and heavy.A World is Born|Leigh Douglass Brackett
It is very important to remove the stagnant water in them and to let the air in.Agriculture for Beginners|Charles William Burkett