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slow

slow as in without speed (`slow' is sometimes used informally for `slowly')
  • "he spoke slowly"
  • "go easy here--the road is slippery"
  • "glaciers move tardily"
  • "please go slow so I can see the sights"

Synonyms

  • slowlywithout speed (`slow' is sometimes used informally for `slowly'); in music
  • easywith ease (`easy' is sometimes used informally for `easily'); without speed (`slow' is sometimes used informally for `slowly'); in a relaxed manner; posing no difficulty; not hurried or forced; free from worry or anxiety; affording pleasure; having little impact; readily exploited or tricked; in fortunate circumstances financially; marked by moderate steepness; affording comfort; casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior; less in demand and therefore readily obtainable; obtained with little effort or sacrifice, often obtained illegally
  • tardilywithout speed (`slow' is sometimes used informally for `slowly'); later than usual or than expected
slow as in of timepieces
  • "the clock is almost an hour slow"
  • "my watch is running behind"

Synonyms

  • behindhaving the lower score or lagging position in a contest; the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on; in or to or toward the rear; remaining in a place or condition that has been left or departed from; of timepieces; in or into an inferior position; in debt
slow as in lose velocity
  • "move more slowly"
  • "The car decelerated"

Synonyms

  • deceleratelose velocity; reduce the speed of
  • slow downlose velocity; become slow or slower; cause to proceed more slowly; reduce the speed of; become less tense, rest, or take one's ease
  • slow upbecome slow or slower; cause to proceed more slowly; lose velocity
  • retarda person of subnormal intelligence ; cause to move more slowly or operate at a slower rate; be delayed ; slow the growth or development of; lose velocity
slow as in become slow or slower
  • "Production slowed"

Synonyms

  • slow downlose velocity; become slow or slower; cause to proceed more slowly; reduce the speed of; become less tense, rest, or take one's ease
  • slow upbecome slow or slower; cause to proceed more slowly; lose velocity
  • slacknot tense or taut; flowing with little speed as e.g. at the turning of the tide; lacking in rigor or strictness; dust consisting of a mixture of small coal fragments and coal dust and dirt that sifts out when coal is passed over a sieve ; a noticeable deterioration in performance or quality; a stretch of water without current or movement; a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot ; the quality of being loose (not taut); a cord or rope or cable that is hanging loosely; avoid responsibilities and work, be idle ; be inattentive to, or neglect; release tension on; make less active or fast; become slow or slower; make less active or intense ; become less in amount or intensity; cause to heat and crumble by treatment with water
  • slackenbecome slow or slower; make less active or fast; become looser or slack; make slack as by lessening tension or firmness
slow as in cause to proceed more slowly
  • "The illness slowed him down"

Synonyms

  • slow downlose velocity; become slow or slower; cause to proceed more slowly; reduce the speed of; become less tense, rest, or take one's ease
  • slow upbecome slow or slower; cause to proceed more slowly; lose velocity
slow as in not moving quickly
  • "taking a comparatively long time"
  • "a slow walker"
  • "the slow lane of traffic"
  • "her steps were slow"
  • "he was slow in reacting to the news"
  • "slow but steady growth"
slow as in at a slow tempo
  • "the band played a slow waltz"
slow as in slow to learn or understand
  • "lacking intellectual acuity"
  • "so dense he never understands anything I say to him"
  • "never met anyone quite so dim"
  • "although dull at classical learning, at mathematics he was uncommonly quick- Thackeray"
  • "dumb officials make some really dumb decisions"
  • "he was either normally stupid or being deliberately obtuse"
  • "worked with the slow students"

Synonyms

  • densepermitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter; hard to pass through because of dense growth; having high relative density or specific gravity; slow to learn or understand
  • dimswitch (a car's headlights) from a higher to a lower beam ; become dim or lusterless; make dim or lusterless; make dim by comparison or conceal ; become vague or indistinct; lacking in light; lacking clarity or distinctness; made dim or less bright; offering little or no hope; slow to learn or understand
  • dullmake dull in appearance; become dull or lusterless in appearance; deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping ; make numb or insensitive; make dull or blunt; become less interesting or attractive ; make less lively or vigorous; lacking in liveliness or animation; emitting or reflecting very little light; being or made softer or less loud or clear; so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness; (of color) very low in saturation; not keenly felt; slow to learn or understand; (of business) not active or brisk; not having a sharp edge or point; blunted in responsiveness or sensibility; not clear and resonant; darkened with overcast
  • dumbslow to learn or understand; temporarily incapable of speaking; lacking the power of human speech; unable to speak because of hereditary deafness
  • obtuseof an angle; (of a leaf shape) rounded at the apex ; lacking in insight or discernment; slow to learn or understand
slow as in (used of timepieces) indicating a time earlier than the correct time
  • "the clock is slow"
slow as in so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness
  • "a boring evening with uninteresting people"
  • "the deadening effect of some routine tasks"
  • "a dull play"
  • "his competent but dull performance"
  • "a ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention"
  • "what an irksome task the writing of long letters is- Edmund Burke"
  • "tedious days on the train"
  • "the tiresome chirping of a cricket- Mark Twain"
  • "other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome"

Synonyms

  • boringso lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness; the act of drilling ; the act of drilling a hole in the earth in the hope of producing petroleum
  • deadeningthe act of making something futile and useless (as by routine) ; so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness
  • dullmake dull in appearance; become dull or lusterless in appearance; deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping ; make numb or insensitive; make dull or blunt; become less interesting or attractive ; make less lively or vigorous; lacking in liveliness or animation; emitting or reflecting very little light; being or made softer or less loud or clear; so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness; (of color) very low in saturation; not keenly felt; slow to learn or understand; (of business) not active or brisk; not having a sharp edge or point; blunted in responsiveness or sensibility; not clear and resonant; darkened with overcast
  • ho-humso lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness
  • irksomeso lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness
  • tediousso lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness; using or containing too many words
  • tiresomeso lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness
  • wearisomeso lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness
slow as in (of business) not active or brisk
  • "business is dull (or slow)"
  • "a sluggish market"

Synonyms

  • dullmake dull in appearance; become dull or lusterless in appearance; deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping ; make numb or insensitive; make dull or blunt; become less interesting or attractive ; make less lively or vigorous; lacking in liveliness or animation; emitting or reflecting very little light; being or made softer or less loud or clear; so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness; (of color) very low in saturation; not keenly felt; slow to learn or understand; (of business) not active or brisk; not having a sharp edge or point; blunted in responsiveness or sensibility; not clear and resonant; darkened with overcast
  • sluggishmoving slowly; (of business) not active or brisk; slow and apathetic