Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples
IPA transcription: [sl'oʊnəs]
Pronunciations of slowness
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meaning of the word
awkwardness, clumsiness, ineptness, ineptitude, maladroitness, slowness
unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training
slowness, deliberation, deliberateness, unhurriedness
a rate demonstrating an absence of haste or hurry
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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