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See definition of slackened on Dictionary.com
  • as inleisurely
  • as inloose
  • as inrelaxed
  • as inunconfined

synonyms for slackened

  • gentle
  • laid-back
  • languid
  • lazy
  • relaxed
  • restful
  • comfortable
  • delayed
  • deliberate
  • dilatory
  • easy
  • free
  • laggard
  • lax
  • slack
  • slow
  • slow-moving
  • unhasty
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antonyms for slackened

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  • energetic
  • lively
  • hectic
  • hurried
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    How to use slackened in a sentence

    Breezes change direction to come from the west and slowly slacken.
    D.C.-AREA FORECAST: SHOWERS BY LATE AFTERNOON OR EVENING, THEN PERHAPS SOME SNOW SHOWERS SATURDAYA. CAMDEN WALKERJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    Westerly winds slowly slacken somewhat, but early gusts around 25 mph are still possible.
    UPDATED D.C.-AREA FORECAST: VERY COLD THROUGH SATURDAY WITH BITTER WIND CHILLSA. CAMDEN WALKER, JASON SAMENOWDECEMBER 25, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    Normally, demand slackens the week of Christmas through the first couple weeks of the new year in what is traditionally the cheapest time of year to advertise on TV.
    ‘A FRONT-LOADED HOLIDAY’: TV AD MARKET TIGHTENS EVEN MORE, BUT MAY LOOSEN UP SOONTIM PETERSONDECEMBER 11, 2020DIGIDAY
    Presently Kari's walk slackened into a slow pace, and we felt quite sure that he was dozing.
    KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
    After he had pulled the barge about two hundred yards he stopped; the rope slackened and then the current pulled against us.
    KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
    She went slowly on; the man slackened his pace and fell behind so that he could still keep her in sight.
    AN EPISODE UNDER THE TERRORHONORE DE BALZAC
    And presently I saw that our consort, the Dane, had slackened her speed, so that there was a mile of water between us astern.
    A PRINCE OF CORNWALLCHARLES W. WHISTLER
    He walked quickly until he came to the Rue St. Honoré, when his pace slackened a little and he grew more thoughtful.
    THE LIGHT THAT LURESPERCY BREBNER
    Fearing to attract their attention by her hurried gait, Ida slackened her pace, and pulled her hood over her face.
    ALONEMARION HARLAND
    But when the pace slackened, what insulting expressions, instantly understood by the sensitive animals!
    MICHAEL STROGOFFJULES VERNE
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO SLACKENED

    • comfortable
    • delayed
    • deliberate
    • dilatory
    • easy
    • free
    • gentle
    • laggard
    • laid-back
    • languid
    • lax
    • lazy
    • relaxed
    • restful
    • slack
    • slackened
    • slow
    • slow-moving
    • unhasty
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.