sluggish

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈslʌgɪʃ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈslʌgɪʃ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(slugish)

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sluggish

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. am feeling sluggish (this morning)
  2. am always sluggish before my coffee
  3. a sluggish start to the [day, morning]
  4. made a sluggish start to the [game, match, presentation]
  5. was sluggish at the [start, beginning]
  6. was sluggish at [times, first, intervals, best]
  7. [took place, worked, ran] at a sluggish pace
  8. was a sluggish [attempt, effort, performance, display]
  9. is sluggish [on the climb, up a hill, when ascending]
  10. the [car, engine, van] grew sluggish (up the hill)
  11. [mustered, gave, was] a sluggish response
  12. has a sluggish economy
  13. the economy has been sluggish this [year, month, quarter]
  14. growth has been sluggish lately
  15. is [forecasted, predicted, expected] to be sluggish
  16. [operate in, is] a sluggish market
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