What does the word sluggish mean?

Usage examples for sluggish

  1. The march from the White House was more sluggish than the current of the Chickahominy. – Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War by G. F. R. Henderson
  2. The Valley army had already marched far and fast; and although Dabney hints that inexperienced and sluggish subordinates were the chief cause of delay, there is hardly need to look so far for excuse. – Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War by G. F. R. Henderson
  3. Indeed, there is no better exercise to be found than riding horseback to stimulate sluggish organs, or excite to healthy action the bodily functions. – Arizona Sketches by Joseph A. Munk
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