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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsluggishslug‧gish /ˈslʌɡɪʃ/ adjective  SLOWmoving or reacting more slowly than normal Alex woke late, feeling tired and sluggish. Economic recovery has so far been sluggish.see thesaurus at slowsluggishly adverbsluggishness noun [uncountable]
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sluggishIf you don't eat breakfast, you'll feel tired and sluggish.The hard drive was the culprit, which was agonizingly sluggish.The Roman response was at first somewhat sluggish.The car had been sluggish all morning.The children were tired and sluggish and didn't seem interested in any of the games.The car felt sluggish as we drove up the hill.But my computer was still sluggish during the backup process.Concern about other computer companies' profits made for a summer of sluggish gains.Sales were sluggish in the first half of the year.As such, they are less sluggish than the average band.A large depression in the ground with a watercourse in which a certain amount of sluggish water stands.
From Longman Business Dictionarysluggishslug‧gish /ˈslʌgɪʃ/ adjective happening or reacting more slowly than usualTrading activity has been sluggish all week.sluggish consumer demandsluggishly adverbEconomists predict that taxable income will grow only sluggishly.sluggishness noun [uncountable]the sluggishness in the European market
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