Translation of sluggish in Spanish:

sluggish

Pronunciation: /ˈslʌgɪʃ/

adjective/adjetivo

  • 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 aletarga
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    • 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.
    1.2 [growth] lento; [market] inactivo; [economy] deprimido

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