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Words used to describe slow movement

slow

adjective

a slow movement or action does not happen fast

unhurried

adjective

slow, without any worry about taking a long time

measured

adjective

slow, careful, and deliberate

stately

adjective

stately movement is slow and steady

leisurely

adjective

slow and relaxed

sedate

adjective

quiet or slow, and not likely to shock people or attract attention

steady

adjective

slowly and gradually continuing to change, move, or happen

deliberate

adjective

slow and careful

lazy

adjective

a lazy movement or smile is slow and relaxed

languid

adjective

very slow and relaxed

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