slowness

Definitions of slowness
  1. noun
    a rate demonstrating an absence of haste or hurry
    synonyms: deliberateness, deliberation, unhurriedness
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    types:
    leisureliness
    slowness by virtue of being leisurely
    dilatoriness, procrastination
    slowness as a consequence of not getting around to it
    type of:
    clip, pace, rate
    the relative speed of progress or change
  2. noun
    unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training
    synonyms: awkwardness, clumsiness, ineptitude, ineptness, maladroitness
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    types:
    rustiness
    ineptitude or awkwardness as a consequence of age or lack of practice
    type of:
    unskillfulness
    a lack of cognitive skill
  3. noun
    lack of normal development of intellectual capacities
    synonyms: backwardness, mental retardation, retardation, subnormality
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    abnormality, mental defectiveness
    retardation sufficient to fall outside the normal range of intelligence
    mental deficiency, moronity
    mild mental retardation
    amentia, idiocy
    extreme mental retardation
    imbecility
    retardation more severe than a moron but not as severe as an idiot
    feeblemindedness
    severe mental deficiency
    type of:
    stupidity
    a poor ability to understand or to profit from experience
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