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synonyms for stagnation

  • sluggishness
  • calm
  • dullness
  • quiescence
  • stasis
  • status
  • torpidity
  • torpor

antonyms for stagnation

MOST RELEVANT
  • boom
  • rise
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This concentration of innovation in a few dominant companies has led to inequality and, for many, wage stagnation.
CAPITALISM IS IN CRISIS. TO SAVE IT, WE NEED TO RETHINK ECONOMIC GROWTH.KATIE MCLEANOCTOBER 14, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
This period, between 1964 and 1982, is called the “era of stagnation” in the graph below.
ANALYZE THIS: PERFUMES FROM EVERYDAY PRODUCTS COLLECT IN DISTANT ICECAROLYN WILKESEPTEMBER 30, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
There’s no wasted time and little of the stagnation that usually happens when one player surveys the floor.
THE ACES DON’T NEED THREES TO WINMIKE PRADASEPTEMBER 18, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Much of this discontent is related to economic issues — some of them specific, like wage stagnation and the spike in health-care and college costs.
DOES ANYONE REALLY KNOW WHAT SOCIALISM IS? (EP. 408 REBROADCAST)STEPHEN J. DUBNERSEPTEMBER 17, 2020FREAKONOMICS
The pattern of no owls, poor sleep, second-guessing, and general stagnation continued on for more than a week.
THE QUEST TO SNARE—AND SAVE—THE WORLD’S LARGEST OWLJONATHAN SLAGHTAUGUST 28, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
This is a state of affairs tending to produce stagnation and vigorously to check advance.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
He was a savage still, and at the close of the struggle he settled down into a second stage of stagnation.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
Once reached, it tended to continue indefinitely, stagnation following the era of growth.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
While talking to this officer, a lieutenant, he contrived to interest him with an account of the stagnation of trade.
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
This remarkable contrast between the progress of the north-east and the stagnation of the rest of the country is no new thing.
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WORDS RELATED TO STAGNATION

  • bad times
  • bankruptcy
  • bear market
  • big trouble
  • bust
  • crash
  • crisis
  • deflation
  • dislocation
  • downturn
  • drop
  • failure
  • hard times
  • inactivity
  • inflation
  • overproduction
  • panic
  • paralysis
  • rainy days
  • recession
  • retrenchment
  • sag
  • slide
  • slowness
  • slump
  • stagflation
  • stagnation
  • unemployment
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.