Definition for SLOW-LY

SLOW-LY, adv.

  1. With moderate motion; not rapidly; not with velocity or celerity; as, to walk slowly.
  2. Not soon; not early; not in a little time; not with hasty advance; as, a country that rises slowly into importance.
  3. Not hastily; not rashly; not with precipitation; as, he determines slowly.
  4. Not promptly; not readily; as, he learns slowly.
  5. Tardily; with slow progress. The building proceeds slowly.

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