Definition for Slowly

slowly, adv. [see slow, adj.]

  1. Gradually; not rapidly; with moderate motion.
  2. Sluggishly; with diminishing force.
  3. Carefully; not all at once.
  4. Steadily; not hastily; not rashly; resolutely but reluctantly; firmly but with a heavy heart.
  5. Formally; solemnly; sedately; deliberately; in a stately manner; [fig.] gravely; like a dirge; in the deliberate manner of a funeral procession.
  6. Tardily; heavily; not quickly; not swiftly; delayed in motion; moving a short distance in a long time.

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