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verb as in deteriorate by lack of action


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On Friday, the stock market hit new highs—even as wages were stagnating.

It certainly allays fears that the company is stagnating under Tim Cook, too paralyzed to make decisions without its founder.

While it appeared that the Gitmo effort was stagnating again, there were important developments taking place behind the scenes.

The recession, and all it entailed—unemployment, stagnating wages, etc.—surely played a part.

But why is New Jersey stagnating compared to its tri-state neighbors?

This increased flow is beneficial in clearing out any bile stagnating in the gall-bladder.

Of these traits, stagnating influences upon their career, perhaps the most important is the great quality of impersonality.

Tranquil, stagnating times, produce the imitative; times that rouse in man self-consciousnesses, produce the real.

But in stagnating times both sympathy with man sleeps, and the disclosure of man sleeps.

Yet up from the stagnating depths of his brooding would come an occasional bubble of inspiration.

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On this page you'll find 26 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to stagnating, such as: fester, stall, hibernate, languish, decline, and decay.

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