Inactive and Sluggish


Inactive adjective - Slow to move or act.
Usage example: it's easiest to catch snakes early in the morning, while they're still cold and inactive

Sluggish is a synonym for inactive in lazy topic. In some cases you can use "Sluggish" instead an adjective "Inactive", when it comes to topics like behaviour, property, dead, dull. popular alternative

Nearby Words: inactivity, inaction, inactively


Sluggish adjective - Moving or proceeding at less than the normal, desirable, or required speed.
Usage example: the sluggish pace of the project is worrisome

Inactive is a synonym for sluggish in dull topic. You can use "Inactive" instead the word "Sluggish" as an adjective or a noun, if it concerns topics such as behaviour, property, dead, inert. popular alternative

Nearby Words: sluggishness, sluggishly
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