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Definition 1: a rate demonstrating an absence of haste or hurry - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for slowness in the sense of this definition

(slowness is a kind of ...) the relative speed of progress or change

"he lived at a fast pace" "he works at a great rate" "the pace of events accelerated"

(... is a kind of slowness ) slowness by virtue of being leisurely

(... is a kind of slowness ) slowness as a consequence of not getting around to it

Definition 2: lack of normal development of intellectual capacities - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for slowness in the sense of this definition

(slowness is a kind of ...) a poor ability to understand or to profit from experience

(... is a kind of slowness ) retardation sufficient to fall outside the normal range of intelligence

(... is a kind of slowness ) mild mental retardation

(... is a kind of slowness ) extreme mental retardation

(... is a kind of slowness ) retardation more severe than a moron but not as severe as an idiot

Definition 3: unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for slowness in the sense of this definition

(slowness is a kind of ...) a lack of cognitive skill

(... is a kind of slowness ) ineptitude or awkwardness as a consequence of age or lack of practice

"his rustiness showed when he was asked to speed up"

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