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1. retarded

adjective. ['rɪˈtɑːrdɪd, riːˈtɑːrdəd, riːˈtɑːrdɪd'] relatively slow in mental or emotional or physical development.

Synonyms

  • moronic
  • simple
  • stupid
  • unintelligent
  • slow-witted
  • cretinous
  • delayed
  • imbecile
  • half-witted
  • imbecilic
  • dim-witted
  • feebleminded
  • idiotic
  • backward

Antonyms

  • intelligent
  • sophisticated
  • compound
  • rough

Etymology

  • -ed (English)
  • -od (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • retard (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Mentally Retarded

  • disregarded
  • discarded
  • bombarded
  • unguarded
  • regarded
  • larded
  • guarded
  • carded

Example sentences of the word mentally-retarded


1. Noun Phrase
For property owners who are mentally retarded, the period ends five years after the certificate sale.

2. Noun Phrase
If the ward is mentally retarded, then a psychologist's report is acceptable.

2. retarded

noun. ['rɪˈtɑːrdɪd, riːˈtɑːrdəd, riːˈtɑːrdɪd'] people collectively who are mentally retarded.

Synonyms

  • people
  • developmentally challenged

Antonyms

  • difficult
  • simplicity
  • fancy

Etymology

  • -ed (English)
  • -od (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • retard (English)
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