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What is the opposite of speed?

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Noun
Opposite of the rapidity of movement or action
“He realized that the slowness of this process would have very serious immediate implications for his business.”
Noun
Opposite of the rate at which someone or something moves or operates, or is able to move or operate
“He effectively followed up with his fusillade of punches to prompt the stoppage.”
Noun
(slang) Opposite of a personal preference
“When it comes to ice-cream flavors, the fruity ones are my worst!”
Noun
Opposite of pill with stimulant
Noun
Opposite of the speed with which something moves or happens
Noun
Opposite of the product of its mass and velocity
Noun
Opposite of a person who habitually flirts or attempts to seduce women
Noun
Opposite of amphetamine or cocaine
Noun
Opposite of a person or thing that is very popular or held in high regard
“Birds are just not my thing, and I consider them to be a personal hate of mine.”
Verb
Opposite of to move quickly
“I called out to him to slow a little while I attempt to catch up.”
Verb
Opposite of to advance, or give a boost to
“An insistent characteristic style can help a poet to create a public reputation, but can also narrow his range and hinder his ability to grow and change.”
Verb
Opposite of to drive fast, especially beyond the legal speed limit
“Gradually decelerate the car as you approach the traffic lights.”
Verb
(informal) Opposite of to move or depart hastily
“Do you mind if we stay here a little longer?”
Verb
Opposite of to move at a fast speed on foot
“She watched in gentle adoration, her two-year-old daughter walk slowly toward her.”
Verb
Opposite of to move or pass very quickly
Verb
Opposite of to change, progress, or develop in a specified way
“He said problems of competitiveness would also severely constrain the small industry sector, which he feared would stagnate.”
Verb
(especially of a bird) Opposite of to move rapidly downwards through the air
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