Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: slowness
IPA transcription: [sl'oʊnəs]
Pronunciations of slowness
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: awkwardness, clumsiness, ineptness, ineptitude, maladroitness, slowness
    Meaning: unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training
  • Synonyms: slowness, deliberation, deliberateness, unhurriedness
    Meaning: a rate demonstrating an absence of haste or hurry
Usage examples
  • He forgot the necessary slowness of navigation; he exaggerated to himself the power of Milady.
  • "I once knew a man like you, Lucifer," he said, with a maddening monotony and slowness of articulation.
  • "And the slowness and procrastination, the parts of our character that are most assailed by their criticism, need not make you blush.
  • "The third is its slowness in taking a jest. Should you happen to venture on one, It will sigh like a thing that is deeply distressed: And it always looks grave at a pun.
  • “She may be actually dying at this moment, or it may just be the beginning of the break-up,” persisted Emma, with a feeling of contempt for the slowness and dulness of the young man.
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