slowness

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slowness(
slo
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nihs
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (lack of speed)
a. la lentitud
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The traffic inched forward with maddening slowness.El tráfico avanzaba poco a poco, con una lentitud exasperante.
2. (dullness)
a. la pesadez
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The slowness of the conversation made me look for other distractions.La pesadez de la conversación hizo que buscara otras distracciones.
b. la lentitud
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The slowness of the plot development makes the book less enjoyable.La lentitud en el desarrollo de la trama hace que el libro sea menos ameno.
3. (lack of intelligence)
a. la torpeza
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Philip's classmates used to laugh at his slowness.Los compañeros de clase de Philip se reían de su torpeza.
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slowness
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la lentitud
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
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slowness [ˈsləʊnɪs]
noun
1 (lack of speed) lentitud (f)
he was criticized for his slowness to act or in acting le criticaron por la lentitud con la que actuó
2 (mental sluggishness) torpeza (f)
3 (dullness) [of plot, film, book, match] lentitud (f); pesadez (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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