Synonyms for retarded

Synonyms for (noun) retarded

Synonyms: developmentally challenged, mentally retarded, retarded

Definition: people collectively who are mentally retarded

Usage: he started a school for the retarded

Similar words: people

Definition: (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively

Usage: old people; there were at least 200 people in the audience

Synonyms for (adj) retarded

Synonyms: retarded

Definition: relatively slow in mental or emotional or physical development

Usage: providing a secure and sometimes happy life for the retarded

Similar words: feebleminded, half-witted, backward, slow-witted

Definition: retarded in intellectual development

Similar words: idiotic, imbecile, imbecilic

Definition: having a mental age of three to seven years

Similar words: moronic

Definition: having a mental age of between eight and twelve years

Similar words: cretinous

Definition: afflicted with cretinism

Similar words: delayed

Definition: not as far along as normal in development

Similar words: dim-witted, simple, simple-minded

Definition: lacking mental capacity and subtlety

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