sluggishly

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

sluggish +‎ -ly

AdverbEdit

sluggishly (comparative more sluggishly, superlative most sluggishly)

  1. In a sluggish manner; responding or moving slowly.
    • 1898, H.G. Wells, The War of the Worlds, London: William Heinemann, page 145:
      It hung together in banks, flowing sluggishly down the slope of the land and driving

reluctantly before the wind[.]