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Synonyms and Antonyms of retardation

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synonym (synonym of retardation)

antonym (antonym of retardation)

  • (noun.attribute)
    an increase in rate of change (noun.attribute)

hypernym (retardation IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • (noun.event)
    an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another (noun.event)
  • any agent that retards or delays or hinders (noun.object)
    an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect (noun.object)
  • lack of normal development of intellectual capacities (noun.cognition)
    a poor ability to understand or to profit from experience (noun.cognition)
  • the act of slowing down or falling behind (noun.act)
    the act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time (noun.act)
  • the extent to which something is delayed or held back (noun.time)
    time during which some action is awaited (noun.time)

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF retardation relation)

  • lack of normal development of intellectual capacities (noun.cognition)
    retardation sufficient to fall outside the normal range of intelligence (noun.cognition)
  • (noun.cognition)
    mild mental retardation (noun.cognition)
  • (noun.cognition)
    extreme mental retardation (noun.cognition)
  • (noun.cognition)
    retardation more severe than a moron but not as severe as an idiot (noun.cognition)

derivation (.... is derived from retardation)

synonym antonym hypernym hyponym derivation deceleration slowing retardant backwardness mental retardation slowness acceleration delay holdup alteration change stupidity agent abnormality mental defectiveness mental deficiency amentia idiocy imbecility decelerate slow down retard slow slack slacken

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