Meaning of “sluggish” in the English Dictionary

"sluggish" in British English

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sluggishadjective

uk /ˈslʌɡ.ɪʃ/ us /ˈslʌɡ.ɪʃ/
sluggishly
adverb uk /ˈslʌɡ.ɪʃ.li/ us /ˈslʌɡ.ɪʃ.li/
sluggishness
noun [ U ] uk /ˈslʌɡ.ɪʃ.nəs/ us /ˈslʌɡ.ɪʃ.nəs/

(Definition of “sluggish” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sluggish" in American English

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sluggishadjective

us /ˈslʌɡ·ɪʃ/

sluggish adjective (CREATURE)

moving, acting, or working with less than usual speed or energy:

a sluggish economy
a sluggish drain

(Definition of “sluggish” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"sluggish" in Business English

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sluggishadjective

uk /ˈslʌɡɪʃ/ us ECONOMICS

moving or operating more slowly than usual:

Fierce competition and sluggish demand have resulted in very poor sales.

(Definition of “sluggish” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)