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slowness

s loh nuhs

  • n  unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training
  • n  a rate demonstrating an absence of haste or hurry
  • n  lack of normal development of intellectual capacities

  • Jhumpa Lahiri's stories reveal their intentions with a stately slowness that is starting to seem distinctly 20th century.
  • Its most salient feature was its slowness, a rate of acceleration you could measure with a calendar.
  • Another safety feature: incredible, crust-of-the-Earth-cooling slowness.
News & Articles

  • Kicking field goals with Josh Scobee
    The evening I returned from Jacksonville Jaguars minicamp, out to a family-night picnic, all my three-and-a-half-year-old son wanted was for me to join him and run. I’m slow. He’s fast. Often for additional entertainment, I exaggerate my old age (I’m 44) and fake additional slowness. On this night, I didn’t have to pretend. Just above the back of my right knee, on the inside, I was really sore ...
    June 21, 2013 - ESPN Blogs
  • How to (Mostly) Fix Instagram's Slow Video Problem
    The immediate concerns are legitimate — the updated version of the app includes video and pictures photos all in one stream, which for a lot of people on Twitter has made for long load times and which has an easy fix — but all those upset users have got it wrong: It's a different kind of slowness we're all dealing with now.        
    June 21, 2013 - The Atlantic Wire
Quotes

  • Zalmay Khalilzad in Reuters India
    We're outraged by the slowness of the response of the government of Burma (Myanmar) to welcome and accept assistance,US Ambassador to the UN, Zalmay Khalilzad, told reporters. "It's clear that the government's ability to deal with the...
  • President Bush in U.S. News & World Report
    Bush said, "I am well known to have spoken out about the slowness of the United Nations. ...... It seems very bureaucratic to me, particularly with people suffering."
  • George Miller in FOXNews
    I don't understand their slowness to respond,Miller said.

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