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Adjective
Moving or proceeding at less than the normal, desirable, or required speed
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“The dawdling pace of the movie was really making us restless.”
Adjective
Irresolute and hesitant
Noun
The action of delaying or moving at a slow pace
Noun
The state of being irresolute
Noun
The act of retarding or delaying
Noun
Habitual indisposition to action or motion
Noun
Dawdling
Noun
Resting on your oars
Verb
Present participle for to move or act slowly
“Don't dawdle - questions must reach us by next Wednesday.”
Verb
Present participle for to move or walk lackadaisically
“It was quite funny coming back - Clare, Sandra and I decided to dawdle back to the History Room, so went along the Middle Corridor, and stood there waving to people on the Art Room balcony.”
Verb
Present participle for to spend time doing nothing
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