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  Words related to retardation

Related / Similar Words: slowdown, lag, deceleration, slowing, mental retardation, backwardness, slowness, subnormality, retardant, retardent

 

Definition:
  • the act of slowing down or falling behind;
  • a decrease in speed; "the deceleration of the arms race";
  • lack of normal development of intellectual capacities;
  • any agent that retards or delays or hinders; "flame-retardant";
  • the extent to which something is delayed or held back;

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    Hyponyms: abnormality, mental defectiveness, moronity, mental deficiency, idiocy, amentia, imbecility, mongolism, mongolianism, Down's syndrome, Down syndrome, trisomy 21

     

    Derivational Morphology: retard, decelerate, slow, slow down, slow up, lag, dawdle, fall back, fall behind, slack, slacken, check, delay

     

    Anagrams: Tetraonidae

     

     
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