Habitually idle and lazy; slothful; dull; inactive; as, a sluggish man. (adjective)
Slow; having little motion; as, a sluggish stream. (adjective)
Having no power to move one's self or itself; inert. (adjective)
Characteristic of a sluggard; dull; stupid; tame; simple. (adjective)
Exhibiting economic decline, inactivity, slow or subnormal growth. (adjective)
Examples of word sluggish
Hi, Gary, you mentioned I think with respect to the architectural business you used the word sluggish and I just wanted to confirm that that's just more of the general economics versus some acute factors or one-time factors that might have occurred within the quarter?
The skirmishes did not appear to be linked to Thursday's country-wide demonstrations organized by the main opposition party in protest of what they call a sluggish transition to democracy.
Kremlin critics have blamed Prime Minister Vladimir Putin for what they call a sluggish and ineffective government response to the fires, but polls have so far shown no decline in his popularity.
So Ravell went on the air and appealed for calm, while criticizing what he called a sluggish government reaction.
Also disturbed by what he described as sluggish and lacklustre implementation of the procurement process, Minister of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Senator Muhammad Adamu Aliero has given August 6, 2009 as deadline for all Secretariats, Department and Agencies (SDA) to communicate the result of evaluation of bids to him or face the full wrath of the law.