Simple Definition of sluggish
: moving slowly or lazily
Examples of sluggish in a sentence
The game picked up after a sluggish start.
<the sluggish pace of the project is worrisome>
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SLUGGISH Defined for Kids
Definition of sluggish for Students
: slow in movement or reaction <… his sluggish brain was hardly working at all. — Dick King-Smith, Pigs Might Fly>
Medical Definition of sluggish
: markedly slow in movement, progression, or response <sluggish healing>
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