1. slow and apathetic

    Synonyms : inert, soggy, torpid
    Examples :
    • a sluggish worker
  2. moving slowly

    Synonyms : sulky
    Examples :
    • a sluggish stream
  3. (of business) not active or brisk

    Synonyms : dull, slow
    Examples :
    • a sluggish market


  1. filled with wonder and delight

    Synonyms : beguiled, captivated, charmed, enthralled, entranced
  2. greatly pleased


  1. a shortened version of a written work

    Synonyms : abridgement, abridgment, capsule
    Type Of : summary, sum-up
  2. the process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together

    Synonyms : compression, contraction
    Type Of : shrinking, shrinkage
  3. the act of increasing the density of something

    Synonyms : condensing
    Type Of : compression, compressing
  4. atmospheric moisture that has condensed because of cold

    Synonyms : condensate
    Type Of : atmospheric phenomenon
  5. (psychoanalysis) an unconscious process whereby two ideas or images combine into a single symbol; especially in dreams

    Type Of : process, unconscious process
  6. the process of changing from a gaseous to a liquid or solid state

    Type Of : natural action, activity, action, natural process


  1. someone who plays the game of golf

    Synonyms : golf player, linksman
    Type Of : player, participant


  1. shaded by means of fine parallel or crossed lines

    Synonyms : crosshatched
  2. emerged from an egg


  1. closely encircling

    Synonyms : circumferent, encompassing
    Examples :
    • the surrounding countryside