stagnant

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  • Television ratings over the past ten years had been more or less stagnant.
  • The population of the city was generally seen as being stagnant until the 1980s.
  • Or was her memory as stagnant as water without any current? Cited from The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Volume II (of 8), by Guy de Maupassant
  • When cases do make it to court, they are usually stagnant.
  • Due to the stagnant state of commercial business in town, bank management had decided to close the location.
  • As mentioned above, the city's population remained somewhat stagnant for three decades.
  • Settlement in the area, however, was somewhat stagnant until the early 19th century.
  • The bay water remained stagnant and was increasingly becoming a serious health risk.
  • The status of health and education facilities is stagnant for about three decades.
  • Society has fallen apart as authority has become lost and stagnant.
  • The club remained stagnant on local level and did not distinguish itself in the following years.
  • To not say anything is to become stagnant, is to stand still.
  • Since water often needed to be stored over a long time, it was often stagnant.
  • It will be noticed that for twenty years Canada's population becomes almost stagnant. Cited from Canada: the Empire of the North, by Agnes C. Laut
  • He composed works during a time when interest in mandolin music was stagnant.
  • Alan's military career was stagnant, and he remained a major for twenty years.
  • It's like wine after water, and rather stagnant water too. Cited from A Honeymoon in Space, by George Griffith
  • The canal never achieved significant boat traffic, and due to low flow levels its water became stagnant.
  • If the two kind of factors are of relatively equal force, development is stagnant.
  • Stagnant air is always dead and, like all dead things, has begun to decay. Cited from A Handbook of Health, by Woods Hutchinson
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