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What is the opposite of expeditious?

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Opposite of done or happening immediately or quickly
Adjective
Opposite of happening or done quickly and promptly
“The input is to be treated as a delayed reply to an earlier question.”
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 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 happening or coming rapidly or immediately
Adjective
Opposite of that operates, moves, or takes place at a greater than normal speed
Adjective
Opposite of operating at high speed and in the shortest or most effective manner
“Commuters complained about the train making too many stops and taking an indirect route to get to their destination.”
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 ready and willing
“If he is unwilling to change his drinking habits, I will have no choice but to leave him.”
Adjective
(law) Opposite of performed speedily and without formal ceremony
“Dismantling such structures has proved difficult, and the process of economic reform has often been tentative, dilatory, and slow.”
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 having or indicating an efficient, practical, and systematic approach to one's work or a task
Adjective
Opposite of given or done without hesitation
“I was hesitant about watching a movie that featured a rock star as its main player.”
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