Definition for Slow (-er, -est)

slow (-er, -est), adj. [OE.] (webplay: dull, late, swift).

  1. Late; tardy; not fast enough; not happening in a short time.
  2. Dull; unschooled; inexperienced; not clever; not mentally quick; lacking in understanding; [fig.] mortal; human; earthborn.
  3. Careful; deliberate; timely; measured; [fig.] enduring; abiding; age-old; long-lasting; from ancient times; [metaphor] metrical; poetic; lyrical; scriptural.
  4. Difficult; arduous; heavy; not easy to do.
  5. Hard to come by; not easy to obtain; acquired little by little.
  6. Long; not passing quickly; taking a great deal of time.
  7. Lasting; lingering, constant; not ending soon; [fig.] eternal; everlasting.
  8. Hesitating; cautious; [fig.] patient; longsuffering; persevering; enduring.
  9. Not hasty; not precipitate; step by step; not in a hurry.
  10. Sluggish; torpid; dammed; obstructed.
  11. Long-term; not immediately activated.

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