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  • adj.unhurried, lazy
  • adj.behind, late
  • adj.unintelligent

synonyms for slower

  • easy
  • gradual
  • heavy
  • lackadaisical
  • leisurely
  • lethargic
  • moderate
  • passive
  • quiet
  • reluctant
  • sluggish
  • stagnant
  • crawling
  • creeping
  • dawdling
  • delaying
  • deliberate
  • disinclined
  • idle
  • lagging
  • loitering
  • measured
  • plodding
  • postponing
  • procrastinating
  • slack
  • apathetic
  • dilatory
  • dreamy
  • drowsy
  • imperceptible
  • inactive
  • indolent
  • inert
  • laggard
  • leaden
  • listless
  • negligent
  • phlegmatic
  • ponderous
  • remiss
  • sleepy
  • slothful
  • slow-moving
  • snaillike
  • supine
  • tardy
  • torpid
  • tortoiselike

antonyms for slower

MOST RELEVANT
  • active
  • complex
  • complicated
  • energetic
  • enthusiastic
  • intricate
  • lively
  • moving
  • busy
  • cognizant
  • fast
  • hurried
  • intelligent
  • on time
  • quick
  • rapid
  • ready
  • smart
  • waiting
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How to use slower in a sentence

“Never mind that,” Jessie flung back over her shoulder, and still breathing easily as she set a slower stroke.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
Moreover, he continued his swift course, always approaching and tending to overtake the slower bodies that preceded him, viz.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
Well, the slower we go, the better the faith will be propagated, and the more you will amuse yourself.
CHICOT THE JESTERALEXANDRE DUMAS, PERE
Slower and slower grew his respiration, wider the interval between the long, deep breaths.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 25 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
During the 2nd century progress was perhaps slower, hindered doubtless by the repeated risings in the north.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
Yet more fierce grew the fight, & those within the gates bethought them help came at a slower gait than they could desire.
THE SAGAS OF OLAF TRYGGVASON AND OF HARALD THE TYRANT (HARALD HAARDRAADE)SNORRI STURLUSON
It is stated that the progressive movement is at once slower and more regular since 1891, than it was previously.
SOCIAL COMPTABILISM, CHEQUE AND CLEARING SERVICE & PROPOSED LAWERNEST SOLVAY
"No, Adolphe tries to vex me, he's going slower," says the young wife to her mother.
THE PETTY TROUBLES OF MARRIED LIFE, COMPLETEHONORE DE BALZAC
Mr. Dalton's slower comprehension of womankind was bewildered by these rapid changes.
JOYCE'S INVESTMENTSFANNIE E. NEWBERRY
The cohesion of these tribes into states was a slow process; the adoption of a general system of government still slower.
LANDHOLDING IN ENGLANDJOSEPH FISHER
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