View definitions for sluggishly


adverb as in dully

adverb as in flatly

adverb as in heavily

adverb as in languidly

adverb as in sleepily

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Tweet us a question or commentAfter a surprisingly sluggish weekend for polling, the floodgates have opened, with a mix of high-quality polls, low-quality polls and pretty much everything in between.

Mail-in voting has been relatively sluggish in West Virginia so far, but in-person turnout appeared strong throughout the day in the Mountain State’s population hubs.

Wood believes Polkadot is a superior alternative to Ethereum that avoids the latter’s sluggish processing times, while offering an easy way to connect to other blockchains.

From Fortune

This scarcity of food tends to make organisms evolve small, efficient forms, making many low-living sharks relatively sluggish and slight.

Given the sluggish pace of phone sales over the past few years, the arrival of a next-generation iPhone has been expected to trigger a robust upgrade cycle.

From Fortune

Firstly, the economy, which continues to recover sluggishly.

The very stream that went through it flowed sluggishly along, and as if it hadn't any particular object in life.

The canoe rose a little and rolled over sluggishly, two-thirds full of water.

The charge had passed through his chest, and the blood was trickling forth sluggishly.

The yacht hung upon the waves sluggishly, so close in upon the reefs that the spray, dashing over, wetted the boys aboard.

They were turning out from the public-house below when at last I rose sluggishly and began to prepare for bed.


On this page you'll find 67 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sluggishly, such as: densely, dimly, lethargically, listlessly, obtusely, and slowly.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.