retardate

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re·tar·date

 (rĭ-tär′dāt′, -dĭt)
n. Offensive
A person with an intellectual disability.

retardate

(rɪˈtɑːdeɪt)
n
(Psychology) psychol old-fashioned offensive formerly used to refer to a person with a mental disability

re•tar•date

(rɪˈtɑr deɪt)

n.
someone who is retarded.
Translations

re·tar·date

a. retardado-a, retrasado-a, atrasado-a.
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She did not mince words in calling certain incorrigible people 'fungus faced,' 'discombobulated moral retardates,' or 'miserable intellectual amoeba.
Group play therapy with a group of post-nursery male retardates.
This was the beginning of a realization that programs were available for young retardates designed to give training and guidance by teachers who understood their problems.
Timeout from positive reinforcement following persistent, high-rate behavior in retardates.
The training and generalization of a conversational speech form in nonverbal retardates.
Puerto Ricans are adding greatly to the already tremendous problem of the intellectually subnormal school retardates of alien parentage, whence are recruited most delinquents and criminals.
The effect of distinctive responses on discrimination reversals in retardates.
Problems in comparative studies of mental retardates and normals.
The role of input organization in the learning and memory of mental retardates.
A procedure for determining the music preferences of mental retardates.
He does not, however, cite Reed and Reed (1965) who made the largest study of sex differences in the rate of mental retardation in a sample of 79,376 individuals, among whom the percentages of retardates were .