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  Words related to backward

Related / Similar Words: feebleminded, back, backwards, rearward, rearwards

 

Definition:
  • directed or facing toward the back or rear; "a backward view";
  • (used of temperament or behavior) marked by a retiring nature; "a backward lover";
  • retarded in intellectual development;
  • in or to or toward a past time; "set the clocks back an hour"; "never look back"; "lovers of the past looking fondly backward";
  • at or to or toward the back or rear; "he moved back"; "tripped when he stepped backward"; "she looked rearward out the window of the car";
  • in a manner or order or direction the reverse of normal; "it''s easy to get the `i'' and the `e'' backward in words like `seize'' and `siege''"; "the child put her jersey on backward";

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    See Also: regressive, retrospective, timid

     

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