Another word for slow
Slow in motion
sluggish, laggard, deliberate, gradual, moderate, loitering, leaden, creeping, inactive, torpid, slow moving, ultra-slow, crawling, imperceptible, snaillike, slow-paced, leisurely, glue-footed*, as slow as molasses*, as slow as molasses in January*.
Slow in starting
dilatory, procrastinating, delaying, postponing, idle, indolent, tardy, torpid, lazy, apathetic, phlegmatic, inactive, fabian, sluggish, heavy, quiet, drowsy, inert, dreamy, sleepy, lethargic, stagnant, slothful, supine, passive, slack, negligent, remiss, listless, languorous, lackadaisical, disinclined, reluctant, hesitant, enervated, dormant, abeyant, potential, latent; see also late 1.
Slow in producing an effect
Dull or stupid
To become slower
To cause to become slower
delay, postpone, decelerate, moderate, reduce, regulate, retard, detain, temper, qualify, decrease, diminish, hinder, impede, hold back, keep waiting, brake, curtail, check, curb, reef, shorten sail, cut down*, rein in*, cut back*; see also sense 1.
Another word for slowadjective
Proceeding at a rate less than usual or desired:dilatory, laggard, slow-footed, slow-going, slow-paced, tardy. (Informal) poky1. Idiom: slow as molasses in January. See fast
Characterized by reduced economic activity:down, dull, off, slack, sluggish, soft. See increase
Having only a limited ability to learn and understand:backward, dull, simple, simple-minded, slow-witted. (Informal) soft. (Offensive) feeble-minded, half-witted, retarded, weak-minded. See ability