stagnation (EN)

GC: n

S: http://completewellbeing.com/article/water-borne-diseases/(external link) (last access: 23 September 2015); http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-tamilnadu/water-stagnation-a-perennial-problem/article5315861.ece(external link) (last access: 23 September 2015).

N: 1. stagnation (n): 1660s, noun of action from stagnate (v.).
stagnate (v): 1660s, from Latin stagnatum, stagnatus, past participle of stagnare "to stagnate," from stagnatum "standing water, pond, swamp," perhaps from a PIE root *stag- "to seep drip". Figurative use by 1709. Related: Stagnated; stagnating.
2. State in a water body when no mixing of water masses occurs.

S: 1. OED - http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?allowed_in_frame=0&search=economic&searchmode=none;(external(external link) link) http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?allowed_in_frame=0&search=stagnation&searchmode=none;(external(external link) link) http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?allowed_in_frame=0&search=stagnate&searchmode=none(external(external link) link) (last access: 23 September 2015). (last access: 23 September 2015). 2. GDT - http://www.granddictionnaire.com/ficheOqlf.aspx?Id_Fiche=17063735(external link) (last access: 23 September 2015).


CR: economic stagnation, environment, marasmus.


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