v. cease activity, flow, or advancement
"I'm completely surprised," said Gartner analyst Brian Blau, summing up the sentiments of many investors who've watched Facebook's stock price stagnate over the past year.
Sentence in Classic:
The complexity of Petersburg, as a rule, had a stimulating effect on him, rousing him out of his Moscow stagnation.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Their putrescence is evident, their stagnation is unhealthy, their fermentation infects people with fever, and etiolates them; their multiplication becomes a plague of Egypt.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
It is surprising to say, for example, that in 1821, a part of the belt sewer, called the Grand Canal, as in Venice, still stood stagnating uncovered to the sky, in the Rue des Gourdes.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
One point was evident in this; that she had been existing in a suppressed state, and not in one of languor, or stagnation.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
No attempt was made to do so, and the black men left the city by thousands, bringing about great stagnation in every branch of business.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett Context