Definitions of slow

  1.   of timepieces the clock is almost an hour slow my watch is running behind
  2.   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
  3.   lose velocity move more slowly The car decelerated
  4.   of business not active or brisk business is dull or slow a sluggish market
  5.   without speed he spoke slowly go easy here the road is slippery glaciers move tardily slow' is sometimes used informally for slowly' as in please go slow I want to see the sights
  6.   become slow or slower Production slowed
  7.   cause to proceed more slowly The illness slowed him down
  8.   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
  9.   music at a slow tempo the band played a slow waltz
  10.   used of timepieces indicating a time earlier than the correct time the clock is slow
  11.   at a slow tempo the band played a slow waltz
  12.   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
  13.   imp of Slee to slay Slew
  14.   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
  15.   Not happening in a short time gradual late
  16.   Not ready not prompt or quick dilatory sluggish as slow of speech and slow of tongue
  17.   Not hasty not precipitate acting with deliberation tardy inactive
  18.   Behind in time indicating a time earlier than the true time as the clock or watch is slow
  19.   Not advancing or improving rapidly as the slow growth of arts and sciences
  20.   Heavy in wit not alert prompt or spirited wearisome dull
  21.   Slowly
  22.   To render slow to slacken the speed of to retard to delay as to slow a steamer
  23.   A moth
  24.   To go slower often with up as the train slowed up before crossing the bridge
  25.   Not quick or rapid in motion as a slow step not prompt as slow in arriving occupying a long time as slow progress not rash or hasty as slow to anger dull or stupid as a slow pupil not up to time as the clock is slow
  26.   To move with less speed as the train slowed down
  27.   To cause to move with less speed to delay
  28.   Slowness
  29.   Not swift late behind in time not hasty not ready not progressive
  30.   Not swift not prompt behind time
  31.   To slacken in speed
  32.   Not quick or swift dull sluggish
  33.   Behind the standard as a timepiece
  34.   Not quick in motion not ready dull inactive tardy not hasty behind in time not advancing rapidly
  35.   Not quick in motion less speedy than usual or than what might be expected not ready or prompt as in speech dilatory inactive dull behind in time as a clock

Antonyms for slow

discerning, trained, light, sharp, dexterous, sensible, agile, breathtaking, rip-roaring, Hopping, alluring, blue, amazing, knowing, working, splitting, assiduous, sage, red hot, reasonable, breakneck, hurl, inopportune, whirling, ready, speeding, buzzing, teeming, active, punctual, bolt, alert, fabulous, fast, activate, wonderful, joyous, restless, foxy, attractive, swift, cursory, scudding, busy, clear-sighted, poignant, energetic, racing, galloping, allegretto, captivating, Careering, rousing, seasonable, astute, laborious, pronto, electrifying, dizzy, rapid, rushed, sprightly, smart, hard-boiled, percipient, exciting, Rapid-fire, hardheaded, rocket, alive, Whisking, come along, rushing, fly, keen, lively, perceptive, spike, sound, untimely, wise, hurrying, supple, occupied, go off, quicken, vivace, entrancing, energize, cannonball, awesome, express, intelligent, stimulating, rapidly, industrious, vigorous, unseasonable, pace, speedy, diligent, exceptional, Thronging, hare, mesmerizing, touching, accelerate, reasoning, erudite, andantino, snappy, fast track, hair-raising, thriving, go along, gadarene, judicious, Bolting, accelerated, timely, vibrant, Attracting, insightful, Posthaste, well-read, provocative, quick, moving, tied up, long-haired, diverting, bustling, breathless, eggheaded, quickly, energizing, opportune, acute, mobile, intellectualistic, juice up, marvelous, inspiring, overhasty, spellbinding, meteoric, desirous, proceed, straightaway, pell-mell, sane, split second, stimulate, schooled, interesting, prestissimo, cunning, thrilling, liven, Hastened, quick-witted, canny, flourishing, set off, exhilarating, enliven, nerdish, perspicacious, careen, speedily, logical, soon, gifted, vitalize, spry, absorbing, supersmart, alacritous, nimble, Rocketing, fascinating, prompt, fleet-footed, presto, chop-chop, scooting, engaging, double quick, jump-start, hurried, hastily, zipping, career, entertaining, overflowing, blistering, scurry, astir, intellectual, surprising, disposed, hasten, prepared, savvy, brisk, scholarly, eager, precocious, fleetly, cerebral, educated, prudent, well-timed, touch off, nippy, apt, flying, speed, resourceful, snappily, actuate, talented, swarming, abounding, adroit, engrossing, favorable, engaged, rustle, sapient, winged, intriguing, highbrow, instant, gripping, Barreling, fast-breaking, rattling, humming, high-velocity, fleet, hurtle, lightning, inclined, allegro, drive-by, full tilt, instantaneous, precipitous, scuttle, frolicsome, quickened, hasty, willing, Sharp-witted, suspenseful, running, headlong, watchful, speed up, informed, wondrous, wide-awake, windy, clear-eyed, eye-opening, come, astounding, brilliant, arresting, enchanting, animating, riveting, animated, enthralling, valid, heady, hot, bewitching, ultrasmart, amp, nerdy, scoot, ingenious, get along, officious, whirlwind, rash, get on, airy, briskly, invigorating, Intellectualist, employed, Lickety Split, knowledgeable, clever, astonishing, immediate, vigilant, aerial, happy, geeky, stirring, expeditious, brainy, scurrying, ethereal, spectacular, fast-paced, charming, rational, enlivening, thinking, sensational, sedulous, hyperintelligent, sagacious, zippy, early, shrewd, high-speed, ram, skilled, vivify, beguiling, literate, learned, wily, precipitate, tantalizing, swiftly, galvanizing, crafty, Involving, skilful, apace, expert, amusing, trigger, bright, invigorate.

Quotes of slow

  1. Young men soon give and soon forget affronts old age is slow in both – Joseph Addison
  2. As I make my slow pilgrimage through the world a certain sense of beautiful mystery seems to gather and grow – A. C. Benson
  3. The march of the human mind is slow – Edmund Burke
  4. Slow down and enjoy life It's not only the scenery you miss by going to fast you also miss the sense of where you are going and why – Eddie Cantor
  5. Anger may be kindled in the noblest breasts but in these slow droppings of an unforgiving temper never takes the shape of consistency of enduring hatred – M. Kathleen Casey
  6. I was performing in this burlesque group and we would go to dance rehearsals every day You'd use every part of your body Even though some of it is slow it takes a lot of muscle to be able to dip down and come back up – Carmen Electra
  7. You can do really slow movements with it like zooming in for a minute and a half The audience isn't aware that the camera has moved but there's subconscious tension there – Mike Figgis
  8. The public is usually slow to catch on to new things and it's important that musicians stick to their guns and not look for that instant gratification – Greg Ginn
  9. And film acting is incredibly tedious just by its nature It's incredibly mind numbingly slow – Hugh Grant
  10. I'm a slow walker but I never walk back – Abraham Lincoln
  11. Coming in solemn beauty like slow old tunes of Spain – John Masefield
  12. Democracies are indeed slow to make war but once embarked upon a martial venture are equally slow to make peace and reluctant to make a tolerable rather than a vindictive peace – Reinhold Niebuhr
  13. It's a very slow process two steps forward one step back but I'm inching in the right direction – Rob Reiner
  14. My dear brothers take note of this Everyone should be quick to listen slow to speak and slow to become angry for man's anger does not bring about the righteous life that God desires – Beverly Sills
  15. I really get inspired by songs Like if I hear a thug "Want to kill ya" song I'm ready to go out and get crazy Or if you hear this really sexual sensual slow song I want to go have sex I'm very animalistic when it comes to stuff like that Very basic emotions – Channing Tatum

Usage examples for slow

  1. The journey had been so slow from Wilanow ” – The Vultures by Henry Seton Merriman
  2. He got up and even made one slow step towards the door but he did not go out nor did he seem afraid of me – A Witch of the Hills, v. 1-2 by Florence Warden
  3. In the same slow beat he shook his head – The Cavalier by George Washington Cable
  4. But really he has a slow time – To Him That Hath A Novel Of The West Of Today by Ralph Connor
  5. But man is so slow in recognising this fact – An Interpretation of Rudolf Eucken's Philosophy by W. Tudor Jones
  6. What made Captain Jules so slow – Madge Morton's Victory by Amy D.V. Chalmers
  7. And they were going slow – Rootabaga Stories by Carl Sandburg
  8. It was slow work now – Prince Fortunatus by William Black
  9. You are five and a half minutes too slow by that clock Willoughby – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  10. Let us go slow friend he said – Cardigan by Robert W. Chambers
  11. “ A long slow rain fell softly – Melomaniacs by James Huneker
  12. We'll have to slow down he explained to Jack – The Boy Allies with Uncle Sams Cruisers by Ensign Robert L. Drake
  13. Maybe he could win her confidence if he went slow – The Planet Strappers by Raymond Zinke Gallun
  14. “ I like to hear you say that but with a slow shake of the head I'm afraid it's true – Only One Love, or Who Was the Heir by Charles Garvice
  15. As with Father the word came easy but the blow was slow to follow – My Boyhood by John Burroughs
  16. Come come Valmai how slow you are fanwylyd ” – By Berwen Banks by Allen Raine
  17. Presently he went on but quite calm and slow – Tom Brown's School Days by Thomas Hughes
  18. “ Mrs Upjohn was a little slow about taking anything in – Concerning Sally by William John Hopkins
  19. “ I took another breath a very very slow breath – The Very Black by Dean Evans
  20. Go slow there Ned said the captain – Bob the Castaway by Frank V. Webster

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