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stagnant

adjective
 
 
/ˈstæɡnənt/
NO FLOW Stagnant water or air does not flow and becomes dirty and smells unpleasant: a stagnant pondEnvironmental issuesRubbish and wasteProtection and protectorsSmells and smellingMovement of liquidsImmobility
NO GROWTH A stagnant economy, society, or organization does not develop or grow.Passive and not working
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