slowness
noun see slow I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Slowness — Slow ness, n. The quality or state of being slow. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • slowness — index delay, hesitation, languor, opacity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Slowness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Slowness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 slowness slowness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 languor languor &c.(inactivity) 683 Sgm: N 1 drawl drawl Sgm: N 1 creeping creeping &c. >V. lentor …   English dictionary for students

  • slowness — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Quality of taking a relatively long time Nouns 1. slowness, languor, inactivity; leisureliness; retardation; slackening; delay, lateness; walk, stroll, saunter, snail s pace, jog trot, dogtrot; slow… …   English dictionary for students

  • slowness — slow ► ADJECTIVE 1) moving or capable of moving only at a low speed. 2) lasting or taking a long time. 3) (of a clock or watch) showing a time earlier than the correct time. 4) not prompt to understand, think, or learn. 5) uneventful; showing… …   English terms dictionary

  • slowness — See slowly. * * * …   Universalium

  • slowness — noun a) The quality or state of being slow. b) A unit, the reciprocal of velocity, that delineates the amount of time required for an object to travel a given distance …   Wiktionary

  • slowness — Synonyms and related words: Fabian policy, Micawberism, acedia, afterthought, amble, antipathy, apathy, aridity, asininity, averseness, aversion, backwardness, barrenness, bind, block, blockage, blockishness, bloodlessness, boobishness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • slowness — slow·ness || sləʊnɪs n. quality of being slow; quality of being unhurried; slow wittedness, lack of intelligence; tediousness, dullness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • slowness — snowless …   Anagrams dictionary

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