Definition of Stagnancy

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

Exact synonyms: Stagnation
Generic synonyms: Inaction, Inactiveness, Inactivity
Derivative terms: Stagnant, Stagnate, Stagnate, Stagnate, Stagnate



2. Noun. A state of inactivity (in business or art etc). "Economic growth of less than 1% per year is considered to be economic stagnation"

Definition of Stagnancy

1. n. State of being stagnant.

Definition of Stagnancy

1. Noun. The property of being stagnant. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stagnancy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stagnancy

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stagiaire
stagiaires
stagier
stagiest
stagily
staginess
staginesses
staging
staging area
stagings
staglike
stagnance
stagnances
stagnancies
stagnancy (current term)
stagnant
stagnant anoxia
stagnant hypoxia
stagnantly
stagnate
stagnated
stagnates
stagnating
stagnation
stagnation mastitis
stagnations
stags
stagworm
stagy

Literary usage of Stagnancy

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1. The London Medical Gazette (1850)
"22, 1850. the very stagnancy of the blood in then), opposing an increasing obstacle to its ... stagnancy ..."

2. Maxims of Public Health by Orlando Williams Wight (1884)
"... during epidemics ; " That skillful and complete works of sanitation and the removal of the conditions of stagnancy and putrefactive decomposition, ..."

3. Journal by Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain) (1873)
"But my colleagues of the Metropolitan Sanitary Commission of Health, and of the First General Board, agreed with myself that any such stagnancy was not a ..."

4. Beverages and Their Adulteration: Origin, Composition, Manufacture, Natural by Harvey Washington Wiley (1919)
"This condition of stagnancy often occurs in reservoirs of water which are intended for potable purposes, especially during the hot months. ..."

5. Lectures Delivered Before the Young Men's Christian Association, 1845-1846 (1861)
"... stagnancy of mind must be the result; the judgment is weakened and passion is strengthened, and there is, therefore, less restraint upon conduct. ..."

6. Western Law Reporter (Canada) and Index-digest by Edward Betley Brown, L. S. Le Vernois, Esten Kenneth Williams (1905)
"The exact point whereĀ« this stagnancy commenced may not be clearly proved. It may have been caused by a leakage, as, for instance, the door of a manway not ..."

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