Examples of stagnant in a sentence
… many people who make their living in academia are reasonably well insulated from financial devastation. For most tenured faculty, the worst they are likely to experience is stagnant pay and deferred retirement. —Andrew Delbanco, New York Review of Books, 14 May 2009
“For adults, entertainment needs to be relevant to their life.” Chen points to the stagnant US comic book industry as an example of irrelevance. “I don't want to see video games become like American superhero comics,” he admits. “American comics live and die based on a very niche audience. In Japan, comics are a national art form.” —Sid Shuman, Gamepro, May 2009
The blue-green algae blooms can occur in both freshwater and saltwater environments, but are most commonly found in stagnant bodies of water enriched by runoff, Paerl said. Public health officials in the southeastern United States are beginning to monitor water supplies for some of the toxins. —Bridget M. Kuehn, Journal of the American Medical Association, 25 May 2005
Recent Examples of stagnant from the web
DFHV Director Ernest Chrappah should be applauded for his drive to bring dynamism and competition to stagnant taxi markets, but much more remains to be done.
Former industry leader Gap Inc., whose annual sales have been stagnant for the past decade, is moving some of its manufacturing from Asia to the Caribbean.
The latest global snapshot of student performance shows declining math scores in the U.S. and stagnant performance in science and reading.
The online auction site, like Amazon a darling of the dot-com boom, was suddenly stagnant.
Simply put, having cash in your e-pocket feels way better than staring at a stagnant pile of loyalty points.
Many of the 2.7 million who do have jobs struggle with stagnant wages or anemic raises.
Both involve what is now the centerpiece of urban-recovery efforts: bulldozing an artistically ambitious but commercially stagnant pedestrian-only mall, so it can be re-opened to traffic.
But wages, as has been the chorus all year long, are stagnant.
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Origin and Etymology of stagnant
First Known Use: 1666
STAGNANT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of stagnant for English Language Learners
: not flowing
: not active, changing, or progressing
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