Word:

Slow

Pronunciation: slō
imp.1.Slew.
a.1.Moving a short space in a relatively long time; not swift; not quick in motion; not rapid; moderate; deliberate; as, a slow stream; a slow motion.
2.Not happening in a short time; gradual; late.
These changes in the heavens, though slow, produced
Like change on sea and land, sidereal blast.
- Milton.
3.Not ready; not prompt or quick; dilatory; sluggish; as, slow of speech, and slow of tongue.
Fixed on defense, the Trojans are not slow
To guard their shore from an expected foe.
- Dryden.
4.Not hasty; not precipitate; acting with deliberation; tardy; inactive.
He that is slow to wrath is of great understanding.
- Prov. xiv. 29.
5.Behind in time; indicating a time earlier than the true time; as, the clock or watch is slow.
6.Not advancing or improving rapidly; as, the slow growth of arts and sciences.
7.Heavy in wit; not alert, prompt, or spirited; wearisome; dull.
Slow coach
a slow person. See def.7, above.
Slow lemur
(Zool.) an East Indian nocturnal lemurine animal (Nycticebus tardigradus) about the size of a small cat; - so called from its slow and deliberate movements. It has very large round eyes and is without a tail. Called also bashful Billy.
Slow match
See under Match.
adv.1.Slowly.
Let him have time to mark how slow time goes
In time of sorrow.
- Shak.
v. t.1.To render slow; to slacken the speed of; to retard; to delay; as, to slow a steamer.
[imp. & p. p. Slowed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Slowing.]
v. i.1.To go slower; - often with up; as, the train slowed up before crossing the bridge.
n.1.A moth.
Verb1.slow - lose velocity; move more slowly; "The car decelerated"
2.slow - become slow or slower; "Production slowed"
3.slow - cause to proceed more slowly; "The illness slowed him down"
Synonyms: slow up, slow down
Adj.1.slow - 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"
Antonyms:
fast - acting or moving or capable of acting or moving quickly; "fast film"; "on the fast track in school"; "set a fast pace"; "a fast car"
2.slow - at a slow tempo; "the band played a slow waltz"
Antonyms:
fast - at a rapid tempo; "the band played a fast fox trot"
3.slow - 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: dumb, obtuse, dense, dim, dull
4.slow - (used of timepieces) indicating a time earlier than the correct time; "the clock is slow"
Antonyms:
fast - (used of timepieces) indicating a time ahead of or later than the correct time; "my watch is fast"
5.slow - 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"
6.slow - (of business) not active or brisk; "business is dull (or slow)"; "a sluggish market"
Synonyms: sluggish, dull
Adv.1.slow - 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: slowly, tardily, easy
2.slow - of timepieces; "the clock is almost an hour slow"; "my watch is running behind"
Synonyms: behind
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