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Unhurried vs. Slow — What's the Difference?

Unhurried vs. Slow — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Unhurried and Slow

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Unhurried

Acting, proceeding, or done without haste; slow.
Jun 01, 2022

Slow

Not moving or able to move quickly; proceeding at a low speed
A slow train.
Slow walkers.
Jun 01, 2022

Unhurried

Not hurried; not rushed.
She proceeded at a moderate, unhurried pace.
Jun 01, 2022

Slow

Marked by a retarded tempo
A slow waltz.
Jun 01, 2022

Unhurried

Relaxed and leisurely; without hurry or haste;
People strolling about in an unhurried way
An unhurried walk
Spoke in a calm and unhurried voice
Jun 01, 2022
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Slow

Taking or requiring a long time
The slow job of making bread.
Jun 01, 2022

Unhurried

Capable of accepting delay with equanimity;
Was unhurried with the small children
Jun 01, 2022

Slow

Taking more time than is usual
A slow worker.
Slow progress in the peace negotiations.
Jun 01, 2022

Slow

Allowing movement or action only at a low speed
A slow track.
A slow infield.
Jun 01, 2022

Slow

Registering a time or rate behind or below the correct one
A slow clock.
Jun 01, 2022

Slow

Lacking in promptness or willingness; not precipitate
They were slow to accept our invitation.
Jun 01, 2022

Slow

Characterized by a low volume of sales or transactions
Business was slow today.
Jun 01, 2022

Slow

Lacking liveliness or interest; boring
A slow party.
Jun 01, 2022

Slow

Not having or exhibiting intellectual or mental quickness
A slow learner.
Jun 01, 2022

Slow

Only moderately warm; low
A slow oven.
Jun 01, 2022

Slow

So as to fall behind the correct time or rate
The watch runs slow.
Jun 01, 2022

Slow

At a low speed
Go slow!.
Jun 01, 2022

Slow

To make slow or slower.
Jun 01, 2022

Slow

To delay; retard.
Jun 01, 2022

Slow

To become slow or slower.
Jun 01, 2022

Slow

Taking a long time to move or go a short distance, or to perform an action; not quick in motion; proceeding at a low speed.
A slow train;
A slow computer
Jun 01, 2022

Slow

Not happening in a short time; spread over a comparatively long time.
Jun 01, 2022

Slow

Of reduced intellectual capacity; not quick to comprehend.
Jun 01, 2022

Slow

Not hasty; not tending to hurry; acting with deliberation or caution.
Jun 01, 2022

Slow

(of a clock or the like) Behind in time; indicating a time earlier than the true time.
That clock is slow.
Jun 01, 2022

Slow

Lacking spirit; deficient in liveliness or briskness.
Jun 01, 2022

Slow

(of a period of time) Not busy; lacking activity.
It was a slow news day, so the editor asked us to make our articles wordier.
I'm just sitting here with a desk of cards, enjoying a slow afternoon.
Jun 01, 2022

Slow

(transitive) To make (something) run, move, etc. less quickly; to reduce the speed of.
Slow the process
Jun 01, 2022

Slow

(transitive) To keep from going quickly; to hinder the progress of.
Slow the traffic
Jun 01, 2022

Slow

(intransitive) To become slow; to slacken in speed; to decelerate.
Jun 01, 2022

Slow

Someone who is slow; a sluggard.
Jun 01, 2022

Slow

(music) A slow song.
Jun 01, 2022

Slow

Slowly.
That clock is running slow.
I want to dance with you nice and slow
Jun 01, 2022

Slow

Slew.
Jun 01, 2022

Slow

Moving a short space in a relatively long time; not swift; not quick in motion; not rapid; moderate; deliberate; as, a slow stream; a slow motion.
Jun 01, 2022

Slow

Not happening in a short time; gradual; late.
These changes in the heavens, though slow, producedLike change on sea and land, sidereal blast.
Jun 01, 2022

Slow

Not ready; not prompt or quick; dilatory; sluggish; as, slow of speech, and slow of tongue.
Fixed on defense, the Trojans are not slowTo guard their shore from an expected foe.
Jun 01, 2022

Slow

Not hasty; not precipitate; acting with deliberation; tardy; inactive.
He that is slow to wrath is of great understanding.
Jun 01, 2022

Slow

Behind in time; indicating a time earlier than the true time; as, the clock or watch is slow.
Jun 01, 2022

Slow

Not advancing or improving rapidly; as, the slow growth of arts and sciences.
Jun 01, 2022

Slow

Heavy in wit; not alert, prompt, or spirited; wearisome; dull.
Jun 01, 2022

Slow

Slowly.
Let him have time to mark how slow time goesIn time of sorrow.
Jun 01, 2022

Slow

To render slow; to slacken the speed of; to retard; to delay; as, to slow a steamer.
Jun 01, 2022

Slow

To go slower; - often with up; as, the train slowed up before crossing the bridge.
Jun 01, 2022

Slow

A moth.
Jun 01, 2022

Slow

Lose velocity; move more slowly;
The car decelerated
Jun 01, 2022

Slow

Become slow or slower;
Production slowed
Jun 01, 2022

Slow

Cause to proceed more slowly;
The illness slowed him down
Jun 01, 2022

Slow

Not moving quickly; taking a comparatively long time;
A slow walker
The slow lane of traffic
Her steps were slow
He was slow in reacting to the news
Slow but steady growth
Jun 01, 2022

Slow

At a slow tempo;
The band played a slow waltz
Jun 01, 2022

Slow

Slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity;
So dense he never understands anything I say to him
Never met anyone quite so dim
Although dull at classical learning, at mathematics he was uncommonly quick
Dumb officials make some really dumb decisions
He was either normally stupid or being deliberately obtuse
Worked with the slow students
Jun 01, 2022

Slow

(used of timepieces) indicating a time earlier than the correct time;
The clock is slow
Jun 01, 2022

Slow

So lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness;
A boring evening with uninteresting people
The deadening effect of some routine tasks
A dull play
His competent but dull performance
A ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention
What an irksome task the writing of long letters is
Tedious days on the train
The tiresome chirping of a cricket
Other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome
Jun 01, 2022

Slow

(of business) not active or brisk;
Business is dull (or slow)
A sluggish market
Jun 01, 2022

Slow

Without speed (`slow' is sometimes used informally for `slowly');
He spoke slowly
Go easy here--the road is slippery
Glaciers move tardily
Please go slow so I can see the sights
Jun 01, 2022

Slow

Of timepieces;
The clock is almost an hour slow
My watch is running behind
Jun 01, 2022

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