mentally retarded, retarded, developmentally challengedadjective
people collectively who are mentally retarded
"he started a school for the retarded"
relatively slow in mental or emotional or physical development
"providing a secure and sometimes happy life for the retarded"
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This guy is mentally retarded. He's this dumb Southerner.
Society after World War II discovered a new passion to solve social problems and include the excluded, and all sorts of institutions( including orphanages, institutions for mentally retarded persons, homes for unwed mothers, youth detention centers, etc.) were phased out, with their residents often in effect kicked out from where they had lived for years.
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.
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.
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.
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- udviklingshæmmet, retarderetDanish
- retrasado, retardadoSpanish
- jälkeenjäänyt, kehitysvammainen, viivästynytFinnish
- attardé, retardéFrench
- заостанат, ментално заостанатMacedonian
- opóźniony, niedorozwiniętyPolish
- умственно отсталый, запоздалый, отсталый, замедленныйRussian
- efterbliven, utvecklingsstördSwedish
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