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Synonyms for retardedrɪˈtɑr dɪd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mentally retarded, retarded, developmentally challenged(adj)

    people collectively who are mentally retarded

    "he started a school for the retarded"

    Synonyms:
    mentally retarded, developmentally challenged

    Antonyms:
    precocious, advanced

  2. retarded(adj)

    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 database

List of paraphrases:

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

Words popularity by usage frequency

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

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