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    retardation

    retardation - Dictionary definition and meaning for word retardation

    Definition
    (noun) a decrease in rate of change
    Synonyms : deceleration , slowing
    Example Sentence
    • the deceleration of the arms race
    Definition
    (noun) the extent to which something is delayed or held back Definition
    (noun) any agent that retards or delays or hinders
    Synonyms : retardant , retardent
    Example Sentence
    • flame-retardant
    Definition
    (noun) lack of normal development of intellectual capacities Definition
    (noun) the act of slowing down or falling behind
    Synonyms : lag , slowdown
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