Definition of stagnantly in US English:



  • See stagnant

    • ‘Unfortunately, many people sit stagnantly waiting for situations to magically transform.’
    • ‘Thankfully, the rain had stopped but puddles of water were still standing stagnantly before the cafe's door.’
    • ‘I look pregnant but am merely filled with fluids that no longer pass into the liver, but rather collect stagnantly in the abdominal tissues.’
    • ‘Items which once sat stagnantly on the shelf come to life under the rich light of a cabinet lamp.’
    • ‘He looked around at all the open windows that failed to stifle it, the bowls of Pot-Pori that sat stagnantly decomposing on side tables too small and cluttered with leaflets to serve any purpose.’