Definition of Slowly

1. Adverb. Without speed ('slow' is sometimes used informally for 'slowly'). "Please go slow so I can see the sights"

Exact synonyms: Easy, Slow, Tardily
Language type: Colloquialism
Antonyms: Quickly
Partainyms: Slow



2. Adverb. In music. "Play this lento, please"
Exact synonyms: Lento
Partainyms: Slow

Definition of Slowly

1. adv. In a slow manner; moderately; not rapidly; not early; not rashly; not readly; tardly.

Definition of Slowly

1. Adverb. At a slow pace ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Slowly

1. in a slow manner [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slowly

slowcoaches
slowcore
slowdown
slowdowns
slowed
slower
slowers
slowest
slowgoing
slowing
slowings
slowish
slowlier
slowliest
slowliness
slowly (current term)
slowly but surely
slowmatch
slowmatches
slowness
slownesses
slowpitch
slowplay
slowplayed
slowplaying
slowplays
slowpoke
slowpokes
slows
slowth

Literary usage of Slowly

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1. Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare (1912)
"... slowly and threateningly rising. ... slowly compels him to reseat himself and speaks slowly and deliberately. ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"Man was evolved from lower animals and his skill in making stone implements was acquired slowly and 'laboriously. Because the ability to design and shape ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"The rocks indicate generally a period of tranquil change, the ocean slowly advancing over the sinking continent and islands, just as one may see it to-day ..."

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