- 1.1 (slow-moving) lento; [stream/river] de aguas mansas the car's very sluggish el coche no está respondiendo bien the drug makes you feel sluggish el fármaco te aletargaMore example sentences1.2 [growth] lento; [market] inactivo; [economy] deprimido
- Cape clawless otters spend most of their active time in water - especially in quiet ponds, marshes, and sluggish type streams.
- Anywhere a track runs down to the shore will do; park the car and watch egrets flapping lazily across the fat and sluggish stream.
- I always wondered why no one crossed via the Rio Grande, a sluggish stream when I passed over it.
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