Definition for SLOW-NESS


  1. Moderate motion; want of speed or velocity. Swiftness and slowness are relative ideas. – Watts.
  2. Tardy advance; moderate progression; as, the slowness of an operation; slowness of growth or improvement.
  3. Dullness to admit conviction or affection; as, slowness of heart. – Bentley.
  4. Want of readiness or promptness; dullness of intellect.
  5. Deliberation; coolness; caution in deciding.
  6. Dilatoriness; tardiness.

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