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STAGNATION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does stagnation mean? 

STAGNATION (noun)
  The noun STAGNATION has 2 senses:

1. a state of inactivity (in business or art etc)
2. inactivity of liquids; being stagnant; standing still; without current or circulation

  Familiarity information: STAGNATION used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


STAGNATION (noun)


Sense 1stagnation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A state of inactivity (in business or art etc)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

doldrums; stagnation; stagnancy

Context example:

economic growth of less than 1% per year is considered to be economic stagnation

Hypernyms ("stagnation" is a kind of...):

inaction; inactiveness; inactivity (the state of being inactive)

Domain category:

art; artistic creation; artistic production (the creation of beautiful or significant things)

business; business enterprise; commercial enterprise (the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects)


Sense 2stagnation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Inactivity of liquids; being stagnant; standing still; without current or circulation

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

stagnancy; stagnation

Hypernyms ("stagnation" is a kind of...):

inaction; inactiveness; inactivity (the state of being inactive)


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