1. Old-fashioned and out of date; SYN. standpat, unprogressive, nonprogressive.
2. Stale and unclean smelling; SYN. musty, frowsty.
ETYM Latin stagnans, -antis, p. pr. of stagnare. Related to Stagnate.
Not growing or changing; without force or vitality; SYN. moribund.
ETYM Akin to stale urine, and to stall; probably from Low German or Scandinavian. Cf. Stale.
Showing deterioration from age.