stagnantly

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

stagnant +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

stagnantly (comparative more stagnantly, superlative most stagnantly)

  1. In a stagnant manner.
    • 1907, Barbara Baynton, Sally Krimmer; Alan Lawson, editors, Human Toll (Portable Australian Authors: Barbara Baynton), St Lucia: University of Queensland Press, published 1980, page 251:
      Andrew, Mina's husband! Ursula turned from her to him. The veins in his forehead stood out stagnantly; his blood-red eyes looked mournfully, helplessly at Ursula's, filling swiftly with maternal solicitude.