Webster 1913 Edition
Habitually idle and lazy; slothful; dull; inactive;
Slow; having little motion;
Having no power to move one’s self or itself; inert.
Matter, being impotent,
sluggish, and inactive, hath no power to stir or move itself.
sluggishland slumbers in utter neglect.
Characteristic of a sluggard; dull; stupid; tame; simple.
[R.]“So sluggish a conceit.”
Syn. – Inert; idle; lazy; slothful; indolent; dronish; slow; dull; drowsy; inactive. See–
Webster 1828 Edition
1.Habitually idle and lazy; slothful; dull; inactive; as a sluggish man.
2.Slow; having little motion; as a sluggish river or stream.
3.Inert; inactive; having no power to move itself. Matter is sluggish and inactive.