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Definitions for retarded
rɪˈtɑr dɪdre·tard·ed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mentally retarded, retarded, developmentally challengedadjective

    people collectively who are mentally retarded

    "he started a school for the retarded"

  2. retardedadjective

    relatively slow in mental or emotional or physical development

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

GCIDE

  1. Retardednoun

    having a limited or below normal mental ability; same as mentally retarded; -- used especially in relation to performance in academic tasks.

Wiktionary

  1. retardedadjective

    Delayed; delayed in development, hindered; impeded.

  2. retardedadjective

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

  3. retardedadjective

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

  4. retardedadjective

    Stupid, dumb.

  5. retardedadjective

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Retarded

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of retarded in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of retarded in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of retarded in a Sentence

  1. Donald Trump:

    This guy is mentally retarded. He's this dumb Southerner.

  2. Kahlil Gibran, The Broken Wings:

    I am one of those who believe that spiritual progress is a rule of human life, but the approach to perfection is slow and painful. If a woman elevates herself in one respect and is retarded in another, it is because the rough trail that leads to the mountain peak is not free of ambushes of thieves and lairs of wolves.

  3. David Cohen:

    Society after World War II discovered a new passion to solve social problems and include the excluded, and all sorts of institutions( including orphanages, institutions for mentally retarded persons, homes for unwed mothers, youth detention centers, etc.) were phased out, with their residents often in effect kicked out from where they had lived for years.

  4. This Is Spinal Tap:

    Marty This tasteless cover is a good indication of the lack of musical invention within. The musical growth of this band cannot even be charted. They are treading water in a sea of retarded sexuality and bad poetry.

  5. Albert Watkins:

    A lot of these defendants — and I’m going to use this colloquial term, perhaps disrespectfully — but they’re all fu----- short-bus people. These are people with brain damage, they’re fu----- retarded, they’re on the god---- spectrum, but they’re our brothers, our sisters, our neighbors, our coworkers — they’re part of our country.

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