What is the opposite of swift?

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Adjective
Opposite of fast or rapid in movement or progress
Adjective
Opposite of happening or done quickly and promptly
Adjective
Opposite of moving or proceeding with significant speed
Adjective
Opposite of happening within an imperceptibly brief period of time
“According to the model, the Big Bang is followed by a period of slow expansion and gradual accumulation of dark energy.”
Adjective
Opposite of completed or done with efficiency and speed
“I deserve an overdue apology and demand to know what transpired 5 years ago!”
Adjective
Opposite of lasting or taking a small amount of time
“After years of professional service, Sarah decided to take an extended sabbatical to travel the world.”
Adjective
Opposite of that operates, moves, or takes place at a greater than normal speed
Adjective
Opposite of short, quick or brief in duration
“Among children, asthma is a leading cause of hospitalization, chronic disease, and school absenteeism.”
Adjective
Opposite of physically nimble and quick
“He was tall and powerful but, unfortunately, rather clumsy.”
Adjective
Opposite of occurring or done quickly and unexpectedly or without warning
“Any changes of destination are notified ahead by telephone or radio so that arrival is anticipated.”
Adjective
Opposite of lasting for a very short time
“She left such a lasting impression at her workplace that her colleagues were reduced to tears when they discovered she was leaving.”
Adjective
Opposite of given or done without hesitation
Adjective
Opposite of able to move quickly and easily
Adjective
Opposite of done or arranged in haste, usually in response to a critical situation
“Surprisingly, Mr. Marchant said it was not uncommon for jewelers to transport precious stones in this seemingly casual way.”
Adjective
Opposite of done with speed, often resulting in inferior quality
“Even when small things are done in a meticulous way, it looks like dignity.”
Adjective
Opposite of having or showing a reasonable or high level of intellect
Adverb
Opposite of at a very fast speed
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