slow [-er, -est] adj
- Late; tardy; not fast enough; not happening in a short time.
- Dull; unschooled; inexperienced; not clever; not mentally quick; lacking in understanding; [fig.] mortal; human; earthborn.
- Careful; deliberate; timely; measured; [fig.] enduring; abiding; age-old; long-lasting; from ancient times; [metaphor] metrical; poetic; lyrical; scriptural.
- Difficult; arduous; heavy; not easy to do.
- Hard to come by; not easy to obtain; acquired little by little.
- Long; not passing quickly; taking a great deal of time.
- Lasting; lingering, constant; not ending soon; [fig.] eternal; everlasting.
- Hesitating; cautious; [fig.] patient; longsuffering; persevering; enduring.
- Not hasty; not precipitate; step by step.
slow [-er] adv
see slow, adj.
- Gradually; not rapidly; with moderate motion.
- Not immediately; little by little; with gradual speed.
- Carefully; deliberately; not all at once.
- Imperceptibly; not noticeably.
- Heavily; not quickly; not swiftly; delayed in motion; moving a short distance in a long time.
- Without rushing; wanting the moment to last.
- Tenderly; without rushing; [fig.] lovingly.
- Tardily; retroactively; not soon enough inactively.
- Phrase. “Too slow”: not fast enough; not arriving in time for an event.