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Definition of "slowness" [slow•ness]

  • The quality or state of being slow. (noun)
  • A unit, the reciprocal of velocity, that delineates the amount of time required for an object to travel a given distance. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "slowness" in a sentence
  • "History can be cruel to such a geologic pace; this slowness is a recipe for vulnerability and nasty strategic surprise."
  • "The false accusation, coupled with what he called the "slowness" of the European Commission's response, prompted Spanish Prime Minister José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero to announce today that he would demand "sufficient reparations" from the European Union."
  • "She also analogized "a certain slowness to architecture that we appreciate" to the Barnes visitor experience."