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slow up, slow down, retard, slow, decelerate
v. lose velocity; move more slowly; "The car decelerated"
slow up, slow down, slacken, slack, slow
v. become slow or slower; "Production slowed"
slow up, slow down, slow
v. cause to proceed more slowly; "The illness slowed him down"
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easy, slow, tardily, slowly
adv. without speed (`slow' is sometimes used informally for `slowly'); "he spoke slowly"; "go easy here--the road is slippery"; "glaciers move tardily"; "please go slow so I can see the sights"
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sluggish, slow, dull
adj. (of business) not active or brisk; "business is dull (or slow)"; "a sluggish market"
slow, obtuse, dumb, dull, dim, dense
adj. slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity; "so dense he never understands anything I say to him"; "never met anyone quite so dim"; "although dull at classical learning, at mathematics he was uncommonly quick"- Thackeray; "dumb officials make some really dumb decisions"; "he was either normally stupid or being deliberately obtuse"; "worked with the slow students"
slow
adj. (inefficient)
slow
adj. (used of timepieces) indicating a time earlier than the correct time; "the clock is slow"
slow
adj. at a slow tempo; "the band played a slow waltz"
slow
adj. with less than usual speed or velocity
ho-hum, wearisome, tiresome, tedious, slow, irksome, dull, deadening, boring
adj. so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness; "a boring evening with uninteresting people"; "the deadening effect of some routine tasks"; "a dull play"; "his competent but dull performance"; "a ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention"; "what an irksome task the writing of long letters is"- Edmund Burke; "tedious days on the train"; "the tiresome chirping of a cricket"- Mark Twain; "other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome"
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remit, slacken
v. make slack as by lessening tension or firmness
delay, detain, stay
v. stop or halt; "Please stay the bloodshed!"
flex, bend
v. form a curve; "The stick does not bend"
plaguey, plaguy, vexing, vexatious, teasing, pestiferous, pesky, nettlesome, irritating, galling, bothersome, annoying, pestering
adj. causing irritation or annoyance; "tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork"; "aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport"; "found it galling to have to ask permission"; "an irritating delay"; "nettlesome paperwork"; "a pesky mosquito"; "swarms of pestering gnats"; "a plaguey newfangled safety catch"; "a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him"; "a vexatious child"; "it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong"
sorry, dismal, gloomy
adj. causing dejection; "a blue day"; "the dark days of the war"; "a week of rainy depressing weather"; "a disconsolate winter landscape"; "the first dismal dispiriting days of November"; "a dark gloomy day"; "grim rainy weather"
colourless, colorless
adj. weak in color; not colorful
pallid, pale
adj. lacking in vitality or interest or effectiveness; "a pale rendition of the aria"; "pale prose with the faint sweetness of lavender"; "a pallid performance"
grubby
adj. infested with grubs
doltish, cloddish
adj. heavy and dull and stupid
slow, obtuse, dumb, dull, dim, dense
adj. slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity; "so dense he never understands anything I say to him"; "never met anyone quite so dim"; "although dull at classical learning, at mathematics he was uncommonly quick"- Thackeray; "dumb officials make some really dumb decisions"; "he was either normally stupid or being deliberately obtuse"; "worked with the slow students"
slow, obtuse, dumb, dull, dim, dense
adj. slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity; "so dense he never understands anything I say to him"; "never met anyone quite so dim"; "although dull at classical learning, at mathematics he was uncommonly quick"- Thackeray; "dumb officials make some really dumb decisions"; "he was either normally stupid or being deliberately obtuse"; "worked with the slow students"
cloud-covered, sunless, overcast, clouded
adj. filled or abounding with clouds
thick
adj. having component parts closely crowded together; "a compact shopping center"; "a dense population"; "thick crowds"; "a thick forest"; "thick hair"
dejected
adj. affected or marked by low spirits; "is dejected but trying to look cheerful"
dull
adj. lacking in liveliness or animation; "he was so dull at parties"; "a dull political campaign"; "a large dull impassive man"; "dull days with nothing to do"; "how dull and dreary the world is"; "fell back into one of her dull moods"
bovine
adj. dull and slow-moving and stolid; like an ox; "showed a bovine apathy"
monotonous, humdrum
adj. tediously repetitious or lacking in variety; "a humdrum existence; all work and no play"; "nothing is so monotonous as the sea"
lustreless, lusterless, lacklustre, lackluster
adj. lacking brilliance or vitality; "a dull lackluster life"; "a lusterless performance"
lustreless, lusterless, lacklustre, lackluster
adj. lacking brilliance or vitality; "a dull lackluster life"; "a lusterless performance"
punishing
adj. resulting in punishment; "the king imposed a punishing tax"
wearying, wearing, tiring, exhausting
adj. producing exhaustion; "an exhausting march"; "the visit was especially wearing"
phlegmatical, phlegmatic
adj. showing little emotion; "a phlegmatic...and certainly undemonstrative man"
unglamourous, unglamorous, prosaic, humdrum, commonplace
adj. not challenging; dull and lacking excitement; "an unglamorous job greasing engines"
slow
adj. (used of timepieces) indicating a time earlier than the correct time; "the clock is slow"
unhappy
adj. experiencing or marked by or causing sadness or sorrow or discontent; "unhappy over her departure"; "unhappy with her raise"; "after the argument they lapsed into an unhappy silence"; "had an unhappy time at school"; "the unhappy (or sad) news"; "he looks so sad"
taxing, onerous, burdensome
adj. not easily borne; wearing; "the burdensome task of preparing the income tax return"; "my duties weren't onerous; I only had to greet the guests"; "a taxing schedule"
headless, brainless
adj. not using intelligence
headless, brainless
adj. not using intelligence
slow-witted, half-witted, feebleminded
adj. mentally deficient
slow-witted, half-witted, feebleminded
adj. mentally deficient
intriguing
adj. capable of arousing interest or curiosity; "our team came up with some most intriguing finds"
ho-hum, wearisome, tiresome, tedious, slow, irksome, dull, deadening, boring
adj. so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness; "a boring evening with uninteresting people"; "the deadening effect of some routine tasks"; "a dull play"; "his competent but dull performance"; "a ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention"; "what an irksome task the writing of long letters is"- Edmund Burke; "tedious days on the train"; "the tiresome chirping of a cricket"- Mark Twain; "other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome"
sorrowful
adj. experiencing or marked by or expressing sorrow especially that associated with irreparable loss; "sorrowful widows"; "a sorrowful tale of death and despair"; "sorrowful news"; "even in laughter the heart is sorrowful"- Proverbs 14:13
long
adj. (of speech sounds or syllables) of relatively long duration; "the English vowel sounds in `bate', `beat', `bite', `boat', `boot' are long"
senile, gaga, doddery, doddering
adj. mentally or physically infirm with age; "his mother was doddering and frail"
senile, gaga, doddery, doddering
adj. mentally or physically infirm with age; "his mother was doddering and frail"
thick, dense
adj. hard to pass through because of dense growth; "dense vegetation"; "thick woods"
retarded
adj. relatively slow in mental or emotional or physical development; "providing a secure and sometimes happy life for the retarded"
retarded
adj. relatively slow in mental or emotional or physical development; "providing a secure and sometimes happy life for the retarded"
retarded
adj. relatively slow in mental or emotional or physical development; "providing a secure and sometimes happy life for the retarded"
slow-witted, half-witted, feebleminded, backward
adj. retarded in intellectual development
slow-witted, half-witted, feebleminded, backward
adj. retarded in intellectual development
simple-minded, dim-witted, simple
adj. lacking mental capacity and subtlety
simple-minded, dim-witted, simple
adj. lacking mental capacity and subtlety
provocative
adj. serving or tending to provoke, excite, or stimulate; stimulating discussion or exciting controversy; "a provocative remark"; "a provocative smile"; "provocative Irish tunes which...compel the hearers to dance"- Anthony Trollope
tardy, late, belated
adj. after the expected or usual time; delayed; "a belated birthday card"; "I'm late for the plane"; "the train is late"; "tardy children are sent to the principal"; "always tardy in making dental appointments"
idiotic, crackbrained
adj. insanely irresponsible; "an idiotic idea"
lifeless
adj. lacking animation or excitement or activity; "the party being dead we left early"; "it was a lifeless party until she arrived"
exciting
adj. stimulating interest and discussion; "an exciting novel"
unwise
adj. showing or resulting from lack of judgment or wisdom; "an unwise investor is soon impoverished"
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goosy, dopy, anserine, jerky, gooselike, goosey, foolish, dopey
adj. having or revealing stupidity; "ridiculous anserine behavior"; "a dopey answer"; "a dopey kid"; "some fool idea about rewriting authors' books"
doltish, cloddish
adj. heavy and dull and stupid
gaumless, gormless
adj. (British informal) lacking intelligence and vitality
unthinking, lumpen, lumpish
adj. mentally sluggish
soft-witted, witless, senseless, nitwitted
adj. (of especially persons) lacking sense or understanding or judgment
wasteful, uneconomical
adj. inefficient in use of time and effort and materials; "a clumsy and wasteful process"; "wasteful duplication of effort"; "uneconomical ebb and flow of power"
delayed
adj. not as far along as normal in development
gradual
adj. proceeding in small stages; "a gradual increase in prices"
unhurried
adj. relaxed and leisurely; without hurry or haste; "people strolling about in an unhurried way"; "an unhurried walk"; "spoke in a calm and unhurried voice"
measured, deliberate, careful
adj. unhurried and with care and dignity; "walking at the same measured pace"; "with all deliberate speed"
leisurely, easygoing, easy
adj. not hurried or forced; "an easy walk around the block"; "at a leisurely (or easygoing) pace"
unimaginative, stodgy, drab, dull
adj. so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness; "a boring evening with uninteresting people"; "the deadening effect of some routine tasks"; "a dull play"; "his competent but dull performance"; "a ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention"; "what an irksome task the writing of long letters is"- Edmund Burke; "tedious days on the train"; "the tiresome chirping of a cricket"- Mark Twain; "other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome"
jejune, insipid
adj. lacking interest or significance or impact; "an insipid personality"; "jejune novel"
soporiferous, soporific, narcotic
adj. inducing mental lethargy; "a narcotic speech"
prosy, earthbound, prosaic, pedestrian
adj. lacking wit or imagination; "a pedestrian movie plot"
ponderous
adj. labored and dull; "a ponderous speech"
putdownable
adj. (of a book) poorly written and not entertaining
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speed up, quicken, speed, accelerate
v. move faster; "The car accelerated"
hurry, rush
v. urge to an unnatural speed; "Don't rush me, please!"
step on it, belt along, bucket along, cannonball along, rush along, pelt along, race, speed, hie, hasten, hotfoot, rush
v. move fast; "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"; "The cars raced down the street"
alive, animated
adj. having life or vigor or spirit; "an animated and expressive face"; "animated conversation"; "became very animated when he heard the good news"
smart
adj. showing mental alertness and calculation and resourcefulness
exciting
adj. creating or arousing excitement; "an exciting account of her trip"
fast
adj. (of a photographic lens or emulsion) causing a shortening of exposure time; "a fast lens"
scurrying, hurrying
adj. moving with great haste; "affection for this hurrying driving...little man"; "lashed the scurrying horses"
swift, fleet
adj. moving very fast; "fleet of foot"; "the fleet scurrying of squirrels"; "a swift current"; "swift flight of an arrow"; "a swift runner"
speedy, rapid
adj. characterized by speed; moving with or capable of moving with high speed; "a rapid movement"; "a speedy car"; "a speedy errand boy"
fast
adj. at a rapid tempo; "the band played a fast fox trot"
hurried
adj. moving rapidly or performed quickly or in great haste; "a hurried trip to the store"; "the hurried life of a city"; "a hurried job"
hurried
adj. moving rapidly or performed quickly or in great haste; "a hurried trip to the store"; "the hurried life of a city"; "a hurried job"
precipitant, overhasty, precipitous, precipitate, hasty
adj. done with very great haste and without due deliberation; "hasty marriage seldom proveth well"- Shakespeare; "hasty makeshifts take the place of planning"- Arthur Geddes; "rejected what was regarded as an overhasty plan for reconversion"; "wondered whether they had been rather precipitate in deposing the king"
precipitant, overhasty, precipitous, precipitate, hasty
adj. done with very great haste and without due deliberation; "hasty marriage seldom proveth well"- Shakespeare; "hasty makeshifts take the place of planning"- Arthur Geddes; "rejected what was regarded as an overhasty plan for reconversion"; "wondered whether they had been rather precipitate in deposing the king"
trenchant, searching
adj. having keenness and forcefulness and penetration in thought, expression, or intellect; "searching insights"; "trenchant criticism"
interesting
adj. arousing or holding the attention
stimulating
adj. rousing or quickening activity or the senses; "a stimulating discussion"
fast
adv. quickly or rapidly (often used as a combining form); "how fast can he get here?"; "ran as fast as he could"; "needs medical help fast"; "fast-running rivers"; "fast-breaking news"; "fast-opening (or fast-closing) shutters"
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