Retarded



adjective
1.
characterized by a slowness or limitation in intellectual understanding and awareness, emotional development, academic progress, etc.
2.
Slang. stupid or foolish.
noun
3.
(used with a plural verb) people who are slow or limited in mental development (usually preceded by the):
new schools for the retarded.
verb (used with object)
1.
to make slow; delay the development or progress of (an action, process, etc.); hinder or impede.
verb (used without object)
2.
to be delayed.
noun
3.
a slowing down, diminution, or hindrance, as in a machine.
4.
Slang: Disparaging and Offensive.

a contemptuous term used to refer to a person who is cognitively impaired.
a person who is stupid, obtuse, or ineffective in some way:
a hopeless social retard.

5.
Automotive, Machinery. an adjustment made in the setting of the distributor of an internal-combustion engine so that the spark for ignition in each cylinder is generated later in the cycle.
adjective
1.
underdeveloped, esp mentally and esp having an IQ of 70 to 85 See also ESN, mental handicap, subnormal (sense 2)
verb (rɪˈtɑːd)
1.
(transitive) to delay or slow down (the progress, speed, or development) of (something)
noun (ˈriːtɑːd)
2.
(US, offensive) a retarded person
3.
(US, offensive) a foolish person
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