Studio Makkink & Bey
3174 Soft News (News reports embroidered on handkerchiefs), 2009
commissioned by: Experimenta Design
SLOW • adjective: slow; comparative adjective: slower; superlative adjective: slowest.
1. Moving or operating, or designed to do so, only at a low speed; not quick or fast.“until recently diesel cars were slow and noisy”. 2. Lasting or taking a long time. “a slow process”. 3. Live or work less actively or intensely. “I wasn’t feeling well and had to slow down”.
Synonyms: unhurried, leisurely, measured, moderate, deliberate, steady, sedate, slow-moving, slow going, easy, relaxed, unrushed, gentle, undemanding, comfortable; ponderous, plodding, laboured,
dawdling, loitering, lagging, laggard, sluggish, sluggardly, snail-like, tortoise-like, leaden-footed, leaden, “a slow pace”.
Origin: Old English slāw ‘slow-witted, sluggish’, of Germanic origin.