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Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SLOW, adjective

1. Moving a small distance in a long time; not swift; not quick in motion; not rapid; as a slow stream; a slow motion.

2. Late; not happening in short time. These changes in the heavens though slow produc'd like change on sea and land, sidereal blast.

3. Not ready; not prompt or quick; as slow of speech, and slow of tongue. Exodus 4:10.

4. Dull; in active; tardy. The Trojans are not slow to guard their shore from an expected foe.

5. Not hasty; not precipitate; acting with deliberation. The Lord is merciful, slow to anger. He that is slow the wrath is of great understanding. Proverbs 14:29.

6. Dull; heavy in wit.

7. Behind in time; indicating a time later than the true time; as, the clock or watch is slow

8.Not advancing, growing or improving rapidly; as the slow growth of arts and sciences.

SLOW, is used in composition to modify other words; as a slow-paced horse.

SLOW, as a verb, to delay, is not in use.

SLOW, noun A moth. [Not in use.]

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SLOW'BACK, noun A lubber; an idle fellow; a loiterer.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SLOWLY, adverb

1. With moderate motion; not rapidly; not with velocity or celerity; as, to walk slowly

2. Not soon; not early; not in a little time; not with hasty advance; as a country that rises slowly into importance.

3. Not hastily; not rashly; not with precipitation; as, he determines slowly

4. Not promptly; not readily; as, he learns slowly

5. Tardily; with slow progress. The building proceeds slowly

Webster's 1828 Dictionary


1. Moderate motion; want of speed or velocity. Swifness and slowness are relative ideas.

2. Tardy advance; moderate progression; as the slowness of an operation; slowness of growth or improvement.

3. Dullness to admit conviction or affection; as slowness of heart.

4. Want of readiness or promptness; dullness of intellect.

5. Deliberation; coolness; caution in deciding.

6. Dilatoriness; tardiness.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SLOW-WORM, SLOE-WORM, noun An insect found on the leaves of the sloe-tree, which often changes its skin and assumes different colors. It changes into a four winged fly.

SLOW-WORM, noun A kind of viper, the blind worm, scarcely venomous.