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stagnation

[ stag-ney-shuhn ]
/ stægˈneɪ ʃən /
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noun
the state or condition of stagnating, or having stopped, as by ceasing to run or flow: Meteorologists forecast ozone and air stagnation.
a foulness or staleness, as one emanating from a standing pool of water.
a failure to develop, progress, or advance: periods of economic stagnation followed by bursts of growth.
the state or quality of being or feeling sluggish and dull: Happily, they have been able to avoid stagnation in their ten-year marriage.
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