Synonyms for SLUGGISH

Usage Examples for SLUGGISH

  1. Instead the sluggish, top- heavy warship hung in stays, her sails slack, her bulky bow fighting the wind, refusing to pay off onto the opposite tack. - "The Moghul" by Thomas Hoover
  2. He turned again to the overflowed Flat beneath him, and the sluggish yellow water that scarcely broke a ripple against the walls of the half- submerged cabins. - "Mr. Jack Hamlin's Mediation and Other Stories" by Bret Harte
  3. It was doubtful if so small a vessel could make ten miles an hour, even with the current in its favour, which is rather sluggish because of the locks and the level country. - "The Triumphs of Eugène Valmont" by Robert Barr
  4. He bent forward and poked the somewhat sluggish fire with a violence which hindered rather than helped it. - "Marcella" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  5. When he went inside, the uncomfortable hiss with which snakes receive human beings struck his ear, and a sluggish mass moved under his foot; perhaps he had trodden on a tortoise. - "Timar's Two Worlds" by Mór Jókai