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Synonyms for retarded
rɪˈtɑr dɪdre·tard·ed

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Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. mentally retarded, retarded, developmentally challengedadjective

    people collectively who are mentally retarded

    "he started a school for the retarded"

    Synonyms:
    mentally retarded, developmentally challenged

    Antonyms:
    precocious, advanced

  2. retardedadjective

    relatively slow in mental or emotional or physical development

    "providing a secure and sometimes happy life for the retarded"

    Antonyms:
    precocious, advanced

PPDB, the paraphrase database4.0 / 1 vote

  1. List of paraphrases for "retarded":

    delayed, retard, stupid, dumb, mentally-handicapped, moronic, castrated, overdue

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#4775stupid
#6366delayed
#9564dumb
#20760retarded
#21061overdue
#34071retard
#63623moronic
#81953castrated

How to use retarded in a sentence?

  1. This Is Spinal Tap:

    Marty This tasteless cover is a good indication of the lack of musical invention within. The musical growth of this band cannot even be charted. They are treading water in a sea of retarded sexuality and bad poetry.

  2. Donald Trump:

    This guy is mentally retarded. He's this dumb Southerner.

  3. Albert Watkins:

    A lot of these defendants — and I’m going to use this colloquial term, perhaps disrespectfully — but they’re all fu----- short-bus people. These are people with brain damage, they’re fu----- retarded, they’re on the god---- spectrum, but they’re our brothers, our sisters, our neighbors, our coworkers — they’re part of our country.

  4. David Sabatini:

    Was my lab kind of freewheeling and fun? Yes, you know, was the word retarded used sometimes, yes. That there was sort of outright sexism to people, no, and I certainly wouldn’t have tolerated that if that was the case so I do resist certainly a locker room atmosphere – I resist that characterization. Was it light and banter-full and people joked around and made fun of each other sometimes, yes, but in a very mutual kind of way.

  5. Kahlil Gibran, The Broken Wings:

    I am one of those who believe that spiritual progress is a rule of human life, but the approach to perfection is slow and painful. If a woman elevates herself in one respect and is retarded in another, it is because the rough trail that leads to the mountain peak is not free of ambushes of thieves and lairs of wolves.


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