HyperDic: slowness

English > 3 senses of the word slowness:
NOUNcognitionslowness, awkwardness, clumsiness, ineptness, ineptitude, maladroitnessunskillfulness resulting from a lack of training
attributeslowness, deliberation, deliberateness, unhurriednessa rate demonstrating an absence of haste or hurry
cognitionslowness, retardation, mental retardation, backwardness, subnormalitylack of normal development of intellectual capacities
slowness > pronunciation
Soundsslow'nahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > slowness: 3 senses > noun 1, cognition
Meaningunskillfulness resulting from a lack of training.
Synonymsawkwardness, clumsiness, ineptness, ineptitude, maladroitness
Narrowerrustinessineptitude or awkwardness as a consequence of age or lack of practice
BroaderunskillfulnessA lack of cognitive skill
Spanishdesmaña, ineptitud, torpeza
Catalanineptitud
Adjectivesslowslow to learn or understand
English > slowness: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningA rate demonstrating an absence of haste or hurry.
Synonymsdeliberation, deliberateness, unhurriedness
Narrowerdilatoriness, procrastinationslowness as a consequence of not getting around to it
leisurelinessslowness by virtue of being leisurely
Broaderpace, rateThe relative speed of progress or change
Spanishcalma, calmosidad, lentitud
Catalancalma, lentitud
Adjectivesslownot moving quickly
slowat a slow tempo
English > slowness: 3 senses > noun 3, cognition
Meaninglack of normal development of intellectual capacities.
Synonymsretardation, mental retardation, backwardness, subnormality
Narrowerabnormality, mental defectivenessretardation sufficient to fall outside the normal range of intelligence
idiocy, amentiaextreme / extreme mental retardation
imbecilityretardation more severe than a moron but not as severe as an idiot
moronity, mental deficiencymild mental retardation
BroaderstupidityA poor ability to understand or to profit from experience
Spanishatraso, retraso mental, retraso
Catalanendarreriment, retard mental
Adjectivesslowslow to learn or understand

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