slow

slow
Synonyms and related words:
Boeotian, Micawberish, after time, almost unheard-of, ambling, apathetic, arid, arrest, arrested, averse, back, backpedal, backward, backwater, balking, balky, barren, behind, behind the times, behind time, behindhand, belated, belatedly, benumbed, blah, blank, blase, blocked, blockish, bloodless, blunt, blunt-witted, bone-lazy, bored, boring, bovine, brake, cadging, carefully, cautious, cautiously, characterless, check, circumspect, circumspectly, claudicant, clip the wings, cloddish, cold, colorless, conservative, crawling, crawlingly, creeping, creeping like snail, creepingly, curb, dallying, dawdling, dead, dead-and-alive, debilitated, decelerate, deep into, delay, delayed, delayed-action, delaying, deliberate, deliberately, dense, detain, detained, dilatorily, dilatory, dillydallying, dim, dim-witted, disinclined, dismal, do-nothing, doless, doltish, dopey, dormant, dragging, draggy, draw rein, drearisome, dreary, dronish, drony, droopy, drugged, dry, dryasdust, dull, dull of mind, dull-headed, dull-pated, dull-witted, dumb, dunch, dusty, ease off, ease up, easily, easy, easygoing, effete, elephantine, empty, enervated, ergophobic, etiolated, exanimate, fade, faineant, faltering, falteringly, far on, fat-witted, feebleminded, flagging, flat, foot-dragging, gentle, gently, good-for-nothing, gradual, gross-headed, grudging, half-witted, halting, haltingly, hasteless, heavy, hebetudinous, held up, hesitant, ho-hum, hobbled, hobbling, hold back, hold in check, hold up, hollow, humdrum, hung up, idle, idly, imbecile, impede, in a bind, in abeyance, in low gear, in march time, in slow motion, in slow tempo, inactive, inane, inanimate, indifferent, indisposed, indolent, indolently, inert, inexcitable, infrequent, insipid, jaded, jammed, jejune, keep back, lackadaisical, laggard, lagging, languid, languidly, languorous, languorously, late, latish, lax, lazy, leaden, leisurely, let down, let up, lethargic, lifeless, limited, limping, limpingly, lingering, lingeringly, listless, loath, loitering, loiteringly, lollygagging, lose ground, lose momentum, lose speed, low-spirited, lumbering, lumpish, measurable, measured, moderate, moderately, monotonous, moratory, moribund, moronic, never on time, nonaggressive, none too soon, not with it, numb, obstruct, obstructed, obtuse, old-fashioned, old-fogyish, out of date, out of it, overdue, pale, pallid, parasitic, pedestrian, perceptible, perfunctory, phlegmatic, plodding, pointless, pokily, poking, pokingly, poky, ponderous, pooped, procrastinating, procrastinative, procrastinatory, progressive, quiet, rare, reef, rein in, relax, relaxed, relaxedly, reluctant, reluctantly, remiss, renitent, restive, retard, retarded, rusty, sated, sauntering, scarce, scrounging, seldom met with, seldom seen, set back, shiftless, shuffling, simple, slack, slack off, slack up, slacken, sleepy, slothful, slow as death, slow as molasses, slow as slow, slow down, slow to, slow up, slow-crawling, slow-foot, slow-going, slow-legged, slow-moving, slow-paced, slow-poky, slow-running, slow-sailing, slow-stepped, slow-witted, slowly, sluggish, sluggishly, snail-paced, snaillike, solemn, somnolent, soporific, sparse, spiritless, sponging, square, staggering, stagnant, stagnating, stay, steady, sterile, stiff, stodgy, stolid, stopped, straggling, strolling, stuffy, stultified, stupid, superficial, supine, take in sail, take it easy, tame, tardily, tardy, tarryingly, tasteless, tedious, tentative, tentatively, thick, thick-brained, thick-headed, thick-pated, thick-witted, thickskulled, throttle down, tiresome, toddling, torpid, tortoiselike, tottering, trudging, turtlelike, uncommon, under easy sail, unenterprising, unenthusiastic, uneventful, unfrequent, unhasty, unhurried, unhurriedly, unimaginative, unintelligent, uninteresting, unique, unlively, unproductive, unprogressive, unpunctual, unready, unresponsive, untimely, unusual, unwilling, unzealous, vapid, vegetable, vegetative, waddling, wan, wearisome, weary, with agonizing slowness, with deliberation, wooden, work-shy, world-weary

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  • slow — adj 1 *stupid, dull, dense, crass, dumb 2 Slow, dilatory, laggard, deliberate, leisurely can apply to persons, their movements, or their actions, and mean taking a longer time than is necessary, usual, or sometimes, desirable. Slow (see also… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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