✅ Slow is the best word to use when something isn’t going particularly fast (a slow pace). It can describe all kinds of things, and can be used in most circumstances.
✅ Deliberate suggests that something is going slowly because every action or movement is being considered carefully and thoroughly (a deliberate decision).
✅ Something is done in a deliberate way usually because it takes time to be careful or because you want to draw attention to the action (a deliberate motion).
✅ It’s best to use slow to describe the rate something is moving, and deliberate to describe an action done with care, purpose, or thoughtfulness (a deliberate attack; a deliberate effort).
Choose your words carefully with these deliberate synonyms.