sluggish: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (slug'ish), [key]
— adj.
  1. indisposed to action or exertion; lacking in energy; lazy; indolent: a sluggish disposition.
  2. not acting or working with full vigor, as bodily organs: a sluggish liver.
  3. slow to act or respond: a sluggish car engine.
  4. moving slowly, or having little motion, as a stream.
  5. slow, as motion.
  6. slack, as trade, business, or sales.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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