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[slˈʌɡɪʃ], [slˈʌɡɪʃ], [s_l_ˈʌ_ɡ_ɪ_ʃ]

Synonyms for Sluggish:

dull (adjective)

apathetic, benumbed, besotted, blunt, boorish, bovine, cloddish, comatose, dense, dim, doltish, drowsy, dull, lethargic, loutish, obtuse, ponderous, sleepy, slow, soporific, stupefied, thick-witted.

fatigued (adjective)

enervated, exhausted, fatigued, flagged, frazzled, run-down, tired, wayworn, weary, worn-out.

inert (adjective)

catatonic, dormant, idle, immobile, inactive, inanimate, inert, insensible, languid, languorous, lifeless, listless, motionless, paralytic, passive, reposing, sedentary, stagnant, static, stationary, still, vegetative.

lethargic (adjective)

dopey, drooping, drugged, indolent, lackadaisical, lazy, leaden, leisurely, lumpish, phlegmatic, slothful, torpid, unhurried.

slow (adjective)

crawling, creeping, dawdling, delaying, dragging, lingering, loitering, plodding, poky, slowpoke, trudging.

Other synonyms and related words:

Chuckleheaded, Grey, Imperceptive, Languishing, Laodicean, Pococurante, Pooped, Thick-headed, abeyant, abject, adagio, adjourn, affluent, all in, aloof, ambling, anaesthetic, apathetical, apathy, asleep, at a standstill, at rest, backward, beat, behind, behindhand, belated, belatedly, blah, blase, bloodless, blunt-witted, bluntness, boggy, bored, boredom, boring, buggered, bum, bushed, careless, carelessly, casually, cataleptic, cautious, chloroformed, circumspect, claudicant, cold, cold as charity, coma, comply, confluent, contaminated, cool, costive, coursing, creeping like snail, cunctatory, dallying, dawdle, dead, dead-beat, deadening, debilitated, decurrent, defer, defluent, defunct, deliberate, deliberately, delinquent, depressed, desensitized, deskbound, detached, diffluent, dilatory, dillydallying, dim-witted, dimness, dirty, disinterested, do-nothing, doughy, down, dozy, draggy, drear, drearily, drippy, dronish, drony, droopy, drowsiness, dull of mind, dull-headed, dull-pated, dull-witted, dullness, dully, dumb, easy, easy going, easygoing, enthusiastic, exanimate, faineant, faltering, fast, fat-witted, fatigue, feel heavy, filthy, flagging, flat, flatly, flatness, flowing, fluent, fluxional, fluxive, foot-dragging, foul, freshen, frigid, gentle, glacial, glooming, gradual, gray, groggy, gross-headed, gulfy, gushing, half-hearted, halting, hastily, heartless, heavily, heavy, heavy-lidded, hebetudinous, heedlessly, hibernating, highly diluted, ho-hum, hobbled, hobbling, hopeless, idleness, idler, immobilized, immotile, impassive, imperceptible, imprudently, in a stupor, in abeyance, in suspense, inactivity, inanition, inattentive, incautiously, indifference, indifferent, indolence, indolently, inertia, inertly, insensitive, insouciant, invigorate, irksome, jaded, jiggered, knackered, knocked out, lackluster, laggard, lagging, laid-back, lallygagging, languidly, late, latent, latish, lax, layabout, laze, lazily, laziness, lazybones, leaded, leaden-footed, leisured, lento, lethargical, lethargically, lethargy, leuco-, lifelessly, limping, linger, listlessly, logy, lollygagging, loosely, low tone, lukewarm, lumbering, lusk, lusterless, lymphatic, mat, maudlin, mazy, meandering, moderate, mooney, moribund, mucky, muddy, muffled, muted, neglectful, negligent, neutral, nodding, nonchalant, nonliving, not active, numb, numbed, off, oscitant, otiose, out, overtired, pacific, palsy-stricken, peaceful, pepless, phlegmatical, placid, pluckless, pokey, poking, polluted, postpone, pouring, procrastinate, procrastinating, procrastinative, procrastinatory, profluent, putrefied, putrescent, putrid, quench, quicken, quiescent, quiet, racing, rapid, reanimate, recklessly, recover, refresh, reinvigorate, relaxed, reluctant, remiss, renew, renovate, reptatorial, resigned, resistless, resting, restore, resuscitate, revive, revivify, running, rushing, rusty, sated, saturnine, sauntering, serene, seriously, serpentine, shiftless, shuffling, slack, slackly, sleeping, sleepyheaded, sloppily, sloppy, sloth, slow as death, slow as molasses, slow as slow, slow to act, slow-crawling, slow-foot, slow-footed, slow-going, slow-legged, slow-moving, slow-paced, slow-poky, slow-running, slow-sailing, slow-stepped, slow-witted, slowcoach, slowdown, slowly, slows, sluggard, sluggishly, slumbering, slumberous, smelling of sweat, smoldering, snail-like, snail-paced, snaillike, soft, soggy, somnifacient, somnific, somnolent, soulless, spent, spiritless, spunkless, squashy, staggering, stagnating, stale, standing, stiff, stoic, stolid, stoned, strained, streaming, strikebound, strolling, stultified, stuporous, sulky, sullen, supine, surging, surgy, suspended, swampy, tame, tardigrade, tardily, tardy, tedious, tedium, tentative, tepid, thick-brained, thick-pated, thickheaded, thickskulled, thoughtlessly, thudding, tidal, tiredly, tiresome, toddling, torpedinous, torpidly, torpor, torporific, tortoise-like, tortoiselike, tottering, tranquil, turtlelike, unaffected, unanimated, unaroused, uncaring, unconcerned, underactive, unemotional, unemployed, unenthusiastic, uneventful, unexciting, unfeeling, uninfluential, uninterested, uninvolved, unmoved, unmoving, unproductive, unpunctual, unreactive, unready, unresponsive, vegetable, very slow, vortical, waddling, wan, wasted, waterlogged, weak, weakened, wearied, wearily, wearisome, weightily, whacked, wiggle, withdrawn, wooden, world-weary, yawning.

Quotes for Sluggish:

  1. In a time of serious budget deficits, immense war costs and a sluggish economy, we cannot afford to grant such outlandish subsidies to some of our Nation's largest corporations. Ron Kind.
  2. Thou seest how sloth wastes the sluggish body, as water is corrupted unless it moves. Ovid.
  3. One hour of life, crowded to the full with glorious action, and filled with noble risks, is worth whole years of those mean observances of paltry decorum, in which men steal through existence, like sluggish waters through a marsh, without either honor or observation. Walter Scott.