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
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ retardation
retardation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ slackening
slackening
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ delay
delay
&c.(lateness) 133
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ claudication|
claudication|
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ jog trot
jog trot
dog trot
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ mincing steps
mincing steps
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ slow march
slow march
slow time
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ slow goer
slow goer
slow coach
slow back
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ lingerer
lingerer
loiterer
sluggard
tortoise
snail
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ poke
poke
???>*
=>(U.S.)
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ dawdle
dawdle
&c.(inactive) 683
PARAG:Slowness->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ move slowly
move slowly
&c.->Adv.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ creep
creep
crawl
lag
slug
drawl
linger
loiter
saunter
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ plod
plod
trudge
stump along
lumber
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ trail
trail
drag
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ dawdle
dawdle
&c.(be inactive) 683
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ grovel
grovel
worm one's way
steal along
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ job on
job on
rub on
bundle on
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ toddle
toddle
waddle
wabble
slug
traipse
slouch
shuffle
halt
hobble
limp
caludicate|
shamble
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ flag
flag
falter
trotter
stagger
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ mince
mince
step short
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ march in slow time
march in slow time
march in funeral procession
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ take one's time
take one's time
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ hang fire
hang fire
&c.(be late) 133
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ retard
retard
relax
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ slacken
slacken
check
moderate
rein in
curb
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ reef
reef
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ strike sail
strike sail
shorten sail
take in sail
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ put on the drag
put on the drag
apply the brake
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ clip the wings
clip the wings
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ reduce the speed
reduce the speed
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ slacken speed
slacken speed
slacken one's pace
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ lose ground
lose ground
PARAG:Slowness->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ slow
slow
slack
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ tardy
tardy
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ dilatory
dilatory
&c.(inactive) 683
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ gentle
gentle
easy
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ leisurely
leisurely
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ deliberate
deliberate
gradual
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ insensible
insensible
imperceptible
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ glacial
glacial
languid
sluggish
slow paced
tardigrade
snail-like
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ creeping
creeping
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ reptatorial
reptatorial
PARAG:Slowness->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ slowly
slowly
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ leisurely
leisurely
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ piano
piano
adagio
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ largo
largo
larghetto
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ at half speed
at half speed
under easy sail
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ at a foots pace
at a foots pace
at a snail's pace
at a funeral pace
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ in slow time
in slow time
with mincing steps
with clipped wings
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ haud passibus aequis
haud passibus aequis
=>(Vergil)
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ gradually
gradually
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ gradatim
gradatim
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ by degrees
by degrees
by slow degrees
by inches
by little and little
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ step by step
step by step
one step at a time
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ inch by inch
inch by inch
bit by bit
little by little
seriatim
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ consecutively
consecutively

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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