Definitions for Retardedrɪˈtɑr dɪd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

re•tard•edrɪˈtɑr dɪd(adj.)

  1. characterized by retardation:

    a retarded child.

    Category: Psychiatry

  2. (n.)the retarded, mentally retarded persons collectively.

    Category: Psychiatry

Princeton's WordNet

  1. mentally retarded, retarded, developmentally challenged(adj)

    people collectively who are mentally retarded

    "he started a school for the retarded"

  2. retarded(adj)

    relatively slow in mental or emotional or physical development

    "providing a secure and sometimes happy life for the retarded"


  1. retarded(Adjective)

    Delayed; delayed in development, hindered; impeded.

  2. retarded(Adjective)

    Having mental retardation, characterised by learning difficulties (specifically having an IQ below 70); now more generally, mentally deficient.

  3. retarded(Adjective)

    Underdeveloped (of a person's intelligence, abilities etc.).

  4. retarded(Adjective)

    Stupid, dumb.

  5. retarded(Adjective)

    Designating a parameter of an electromagnetic field which is adjusted to account for the finite speed of radiation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Retarded

    of Retard

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a mentally retarded child.

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