slow-footed

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slow-foot·ed

(slō′fo͝ot′ĭd)
adj.
Proceeding at a tediously slow pace: a slow-footed story.

slow′-foot′ed·ness n.
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slow-footed

adjective
Proceeding at a rate less than usual or desired:
Informal: poky.
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Haldeman responded with passive resistance, declining to institute a program that would have been dubious legally and impossible practically, and explaining away his slow-footedness until Nixon lost interest.
The errors, the lack of communication, the slow-footedness, were systemic, afflicting all of our government.
Unfortunately, slow-footedness is not Blanc's only conspicuous current deficiency.