Part of speech:
Allowing movement or action only at a low speed:
Not affecting the plane of polarized light: said of some isomers of certain optically active crystalline substances
Showing little interest; apathetic:
Slow to heal, grow, or develop; inactive:
Of or producing lethargy
Mentally slow; stupid
Lacking energy or disinclined to exert effort; lethargic:
The definition of poky is slow, small and uncomfortable, or dowdy.
Not easily borne; oppressive:
Being in physical motion:
Moist and heavy; sodden
Firm in loyalty:
The definition of slothful is very lazy.
Mentally or morally inactive; sluggish; listless; passive
A great lack of energy; sluggishness, dullness, apathy, etc.
Of or relating to energy.
Designating a time when one is not strictly attentive to business or affairs, or is absent from a post, and, hence, a time when affairs are not urgent.
Moving slowly; sluggish:
Agreeable to the senses.
The definition of stupid is a person with less than normal intelligence or a boring situation.
Vain; futile; pointless
Offering no initiative for change, especially in politics.
Designating or of a type of film characterized by a fast-paced plot, a series of suspenseful confrontations, violent fight and chase scenes, etc.
Not chemically reactive.
Gloomy; dismal; sullen
The definition of drowsy is a feeling of being sleepy, tired or not fully awake.
Slow or delayed in action.
Stupid or dull.
(Anatomy) Relating to lymph or to the nodes or vessels of the lymphatic system.
Having a strong, swift, steady force or movement:
Characterized by much activity or excitement:
Having a (specified) character, mood, or disposition
Alert describes a person or thing extremely aware of what is going on with their surroundings, and is often ready to quickly respond to a possibly dangerous situation.
Abrupt, curt in one's manner or in relation to others.
Low in spirits; depressed:
Mentally slow or confused; lethargic or stupid
Resistant to exertion and activity
Characterized by reduced economic activity
Energetic in application to work or study.
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