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noun as in dullness

noun as in weakness

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It was a slow process, said Preeti Malani, chief health officer at the University of Michigan.

The three carriers say they offer “nationwide” 5G coverage via this slower version.

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That automatically applies the trailer’s electric brakes whenever you slow down to avoid overloading the truck’s own brakes.

With in-person social options limited to slow the spread of the coronavirus, people have turned to virtual communities such as Groups for companionship or just to pass time.

So even if you’re moving relative to the light, time itself will slow down precisely long enough for you to measure light’s speed at the very one required by Maxwell’s equations.

At times it can seem too proud of its virtuous noncommerciality; its slowness can seem shallow, its artiness willful.

Her death is faked by means of a drug that slows her heart to near-death slowness.

“The key to the show, to building towards the big lines, is in the pauses, the slowness,” she says.

Teased for their slowness, many become depressed and angry and act out.

In her hands, celluloid comes off as a medium that allows for old-fashioned rumination, with some of the slowness of oil paint.

He sang the words with an odd, emphatic slowness, turning to look at Lettice between the phrases.

Saw-dust has little value as a manure, as it undergoes decomposition with extreme slowness.

Maud Barrington laughed a little, for his face was visible and she understood the slowness of his answer.

I paced the deck for hours, and grew morose and nervous, chafing under the slowness of the stout craft.

Her energy was in the slowness; but for inimitable strength, I felt she would have run, she would have flown to me.


On this page you'll find 46 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to slowness, such as: sluggishness, unwillingness, apathy, indifference, lethargy, and listlessness.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.