mentally retarded, retarded, developmentally challenged(adj)
people collectively who are mentally retarded
"he started a school for the retarded"
relatively slow in mental or emotional or physical development
"providing a secure and sometimes happy life for the retarded"
having a limited or below normal mental ability; same as mentally retarded; -- used especially in relation to performance in academic tasks.
Delayed; delayed in development, hindered; impeded.
Having mental retardation, characterised by learning difficulties (specifically having an IQ below 70); now more generally, mentally deficient.
Underdeveloped (of a person's intelligence, abilities etc.).
Designating a parameter of an electromagnetic field which is adjusted to account for the finite speed of radiation.
The numerical value of retarded in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of retarded in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of retarded in a Sentence
This guy is mentally retarded. He's this dumb Southerner.
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.
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.
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.
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- udviklingshæmmet, retarderetDanish
- retrasado, retardadoSpanish
- jälkeenjäänyt, kehitysvammainen, viivästynytFinnish
- attardé, retardéFrench
- заостанат, ментално заостанатMacedonian
- opóźniony, niedorozwiniętyPolish
- умственно отсталый, запоздалый, отсталый, замедленныйRussian
- efterbliven, utvecklingsstördSwedish
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