retardation

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re·tar·da·tion

 (rē′tär-dā′shən)
n.
1.
a. The act or process of delaying or impeding.
b. The condition of being delayed or impeded.
2. The extent to which something is held back or delayed.
3. Something that retards; a delay or hindrance.
4. Often Offensive Intellectual disability.
5. Music A diminishing of tempo; a retard.

retardation

(ˌriːtɑːˈdeɪʃən) or less commonly

retardment

n
1. the act of retarding or the state of being retarded
2. something that retards; hindrance
3. the rate of deceleration
4. (Psychiatry) psychiatry the slowing down of mental functioning and bodily movement
reˈtardative, reˈtardatory adj

re•tar•da•tion

(ˌri tɑrˈdeɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act of retarding or the state of being retarded.
2. something that retards; hindrance.
3. slowness or limitation in intellectual understanding and awareness, emotional development, academic progress, etc.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.retardation - a decrease in rate of changeretardation - a decrease in rate of change; "the deceleration of the arms race"
alteration, change, modification - an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another; "the change was intended to increase sales"; "this storm is certainly a change for the worse"; "the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago"
2.retardation - the extent to which something is delayed or held back
delay, postponement, time lag, wait, hold - time during which some action is awaited; "instant replay caused too long a delay"; "he ordered a hold in the action"
3.retardation - any agent that retards or delays or hinders; "flame-retardant"
agent - an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect; "their research uncovered new disease agents"
4.retardation - lack of normal development of intellectual capacities
stupidity - a poor ability to understand or to profit from experience
mental defectiveness, abnormality - retardation sufficient to fall outside the normal range of intelligence
mental deficiency, moronity - mild mental retardation
amentia, idiocy - extreme mental retardation
imbecility - retardation more severe than a moron but not as severe as an idiot
5.retardation - the act of slowing down or falling behind
delay, holdup - the act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time

retardation

noun
The condition or fact of being made late or slow:
Translations
إعاقَه، تأخير
zpomalení
forsinkelse
késleltetés
seinkun
gecik me

retard

(rəˈtaːd) verb
to make slower or later. The country's economic progress was retarded by strikes; The baby's development was retarded by an accident he had shortly after birth.
ˌretarˈdation (riːtaː-) noun
reˈtarded adjective
a mentally retarded child.

re·tar·da·tion

n. retraso, atraso, retardo anormal de una función motora o mental;
psychomotora ______ psicomotor.
V.: mental retardation

retardation

n retraso, retardo; intrauterine growth — (ant) V. intrauterine growth restriction bajo restriction; mental —* discapacidad intelectual, retraso mental
* potencialmente ofensivo potentially offensive
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