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Overview of adj slow

The adj slow has 6 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (23) 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")

2. (3) slow

(at a slow tempo; "the band played a slow waltz")

3. (1) dense, dim, dull, dumb, obtuse, 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")

4. slow

((used of timepieces) indicating a time earlier than the correct time; "the clock is slow")

5. boring, deadening, dull, ho-hum, irksome, slow, tedious, tiresome, wearisome

(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. dull, slow, sluggish

((of business) not active or brisk; "business is dull (or slow)"; "a sluggish market")


Overview of adv slower

The adv slower has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. slower

(more slowly)

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