Complete Definition of "retardation"

English

Noun
en-noun

  1. The act of retarding or delaying; hindrance.
  2. The extent to which anything is retarded; the result of any retarding or delay; mental, social, or physical slowness.
  3. That which retards; an obstacle; an obstruction.

Related terms
retard
retardance
retardant
retardate
retardative
retarded
retarder
retardive

References
R:Century 1911
R:Webster 1913

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