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Meaning of STAGNATION

Pronunciation:  stagn'eyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a state of inactivity (in business or art etc); "economic growth of less than 1% per year is considered to be economic stagnation"
  2. [n]  inactivity of liquids; being stagnant; standing still; without current or circulation
 

STAGNATION is a 10 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: doldrums, stagnancy
 
 See Also: inaction, inactiveness, inactivity, recession

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Stag*na"tion\, n. [Cf. F. stagnation.]
1. The condition of being stagnant; cessation of flowing or
   circulation, as of a fluid; the state of being motionless;
   as, the stagnation of the blood; the stagnation of water
   or air; the stagnation of vapors.

2. The cessation of action, or of brisk action; the state of
   being dull; as, the stagnation of business.

 

 

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