Antonyms of adj headlong

2 senses of headlong

Sense 1
hasty, headlong -- (excessively quick; "made a hasty exit"; "a headlong rush to sell")

INDIRECT (VIA hurried) -> unhurried -- (relaxed and leisurely; without hurry or haste; "people strolling about in an unhurried way"; "an unhurried walk"; "spoke in a calm and unhurried voice")

Sense 2
headfirst, headlong -- (with the head foremost; "a headfirst plunge down the stairs"; "a headlong dive into the pool")

INDIRECT (VIA forward) -> backward -- (directed or facing toward the back or rear; "a backward view")

Similarity of adj headlong

2 senses of headlong

Sense 1
hasty, headlong -- (excessively quick; "made a hasty exit"; "a headlong rush to sell")
       => hurried (vs. unhurried) -- (moving rapidly or performed quickly or in great haste; "a hurried trip to the store"; "the hurried life of a city"; "a hurried job")

Sense 2
headfirst, headlong -- (with the head foremost; "a headfirst plunge down the stairs"; "a headlong dive into the pool")
       => forward (vs. backward) -- (at or near or directed toward the front; "the forward section of the aircraft"; "a forward plunge down the stairs"; "forward motion")

Synonyms of adv headlong

3 senses of headlong

Sense 1
headlong, headfirst -- (with the head foremost; "the runner slid headlong into third base")

Sense 2
headlong, precipitately -- (at breakneck speed; "burst headlong through the gate")

Sense 3
headlong, rashly -- (in a hasty and foolhardy manner; "he fell headlong in love with his cousin")

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