Student Thesaurus

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Entry Word: slow
Function: adjective
Text: 1 moving or proceeding at less than the normal, desirable, or required speed <because of the holiday, traffic to the beach was particularly slow> <slow readers>
Synonyms crawling, creeping, dallying, dawdling, dilatory, dillydallying, dragging, laggard, lagging, languid, leisurely, poking, poky (or pokey), sluggish, tardy, unhurried
Related Words deliberate, measured; inactive, inert, lethargic, loafing, lounging; lingering, loitering, tarrying; ambling, inching, plodding, shuffling, strolling; decelerating, slowing; filibustering, procrastinating, stalling
Near Antonyms expeditious, prompt, ready; accelerated, hastened, quickened; hurried, rushed
Antonyms barreling, bolting, breakneck, breathless, brisk, careering, dizzy, fast, fleet, flying, hasty, hurrying, lightning, quick, racing, rapid, rocketing, running, rushing, scooting, scudding, scurrying, snappy, speeding, speedy, swift, whirling, whirlwind, whisking, zipping
2 not having or showing an ability to absorb ideas readily <the slower students worked together in a separate group> -- see STUPID 1