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1. slow-wittedness

noun. the quality of being mentally slow and limited.

Synonyms

  • denseness
  • dumbness

Antonyms

  • ability
  • distribution
  • genius

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2. slow-moving

adjective. moving slowly.

Antonyms

  • sudden

3. slow

adjective. ['ˈsloʊ'] not moving quickly; taking a comparatively long time.

Synonyms

  • laggard
  • pokey
  • drawn-out
  • slow-moving
  • unhurried
  • bumper-to-bumper
  • sulky
  • lazy
  • fastness
  • long-playing
  • sluggish
  • gradual
  • poky
  • long-play
  • swiftness
  • dilatory

Antonyms

  • fast
  • hurried
  • impatient
  • light

Etymology

  • slaw (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. slow

verb. ['ˈsloʊ'] lose velocity; move more slowly.

Synonyms

  • diminish
  • slow down
  • slow up
  • retard
  • decrease
  • lessen
  • fall
  • decelerate
  • hold up
  • delay

Antonyms

  • increase
  • accelerate
  • lengthen
  • crescendo

Etymology

  • slaw (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. slow

adjective. ['ˈsloʊ'] at a slow tempo.

Synonyms

  • lentissimo
  • largo
  • moderato
  • larghetto
  • andante
  • lento
  • larghissimo

Antonyms

  • good-natured
  • busy
  • movableness
  • looseness

Etymology

  • slaw (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. slow

adverb. ['ˈsloʊ'] without speed (slow' is sometimes used informally forslowly').

Synonyms

  • easy
  • slowly

Antonyms

  • free
  • inflate
  • stretch

Etymology

  • slaw (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. slow

verb. ['ˈsloʊ'] become slow or slower.

Synonyms

  • slow down
  • slow up
  • slacken
  • weaken

Antonyms

  • tense
  • maximise
  • maximize
  • escalate

Etymology

  • slaw (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. slow

adjective. ['ˈsloʊ'] slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity.

Synonyms

  • dense
  • stupid
  • dumb
  • dim
  • dull

Antonyms

  • acceleration
  • decelerate
  • cosmopolitan
  • short

Etymology

  • slaw (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. slow

verb. ['ˈsloʊ'] cause to proceed more slowly.

Synonyms

  • slow down
  • bog
  • slow up
  • retard
  • bog down
  • clog
  • decelerate

Antonyms

  • strengthening
  • appreciation
  • classification
  • inflation

Etymology

  • slaw (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. slow

adverb. ['ˈsloʊ'] of timepieces.

Antonyms

  • appreciate

Etymology

  • slaw (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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