Adjective "retarded" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/rɪˈtɑːdɪd/

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Definitions and examples

adjective

Less advanced in mental, physical, or social development than is usual for one's age.
  1. 'they're treated as if they're mentally retarded'
  2. 'in retrospect, it was a totally retarded idea'

Definitions

1. characterized by a slowness or limitation in intellectual understanding and awareness, emotional development, academic progress, etc.

2. Slang. stupid or foolish. noun

3. (used with a plural verb) people who are slow or limited in mental development (usually preceded by the): new schools for the retarded.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be retarded."

"complexes can be retarded."

"children can be retarded."

"growths can be retarded."

"developments can be retarded."

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