Definition of SLOWED

verb : SLOWED

Source: WordNet 3.1

Adjective : SLOWED

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) not moving quickly; taking a comparatively long time; "a slow walker"; "the slow lane of traffic"; "her steps were slow"; "he was slow in reacting to the news"; "slow but steady growth" ;

  • 2. (

    ) at a slow tempo; "the band played a slow waltz" ;

  • 3. (

    ) slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity; "so dense he never understands anything I say to him"; "never met anyone quite so dim"; "although dull at classical learning, at mathematics he was uncommonly quick"- Thackeray; "dumb officials make some really dumb decisions"; "he was either normally stupid or being deliberately obtuse"; "worked with the slow students" ;

  • 4. (

    ) (used of timepieces) indicating a time earlier than the correct time; "the clock is slow" ;

  • 5. (

    ) so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness; "a boring evening with uninteresting people"; "the deadening effect of some routine tasks"; "a dull play"; "his competent but dull performance"; "a ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention"; "what an irksome task the writing of long letters is"- Edmund Burke; "tedious days on the train"; "the tiresome chirping of a cricket"- Mark Twain; "other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome" ;

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