Definitions For Retardation


  • The act of slowing down or falling behind
  • A decrease in rate of change
  • Lack of normal development of intellectual capacities
  • Any agent that retards or delays or hinders
  • The extent to which something is delayed or held back

Is Retardations a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Retardation is worth 13 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Retardation in a Sentence

  • The child suffered severe mental retardation.
  • The chemical induced a retardation of cell growth.

Synonyms for Retardation

Antonyms for Retardations

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