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  • Info Retardation is the act or result of delaying; the extent to which anything is retarded or delayed; that which retards or delays.
  • Their lack of attempt was due to an effect called retardation of learning.
  • All three states suffered in consequence a retardation of development on their western sides. Cited from Influences of Geographic Environment, by Ellen Churchill Semple
  • Retardation of this kind is frequently seen in children, and less frequently in women. Cited from Scientific American Sup. No. 392, by Various
  • I name first this matter of retardation of which I have already spoken. Cited from On the Firing Line in Education, by Adoniram Judson Ladd
  • Serious retardation of high growth may result from repeated attack but death is unusual.
  • The retardation should be used only when prepared by the leading-tone. Cited from Treatise on Simple Counterpoint in Forty Lessons, Friedrich J. Lehmann
  • Her brother suffered from mild retardation, and was left in her care after her father's death.
  • Because of the importance of prevention, fire retardation has become a very notable industry.
  • Indications point to a retardation of one and a half hours both before and since. Cited from Recreations in Astronomy, by Henry Warren
  • The main cause of this retardation may be told before proceeding further. Cited from Philip Gilbert Hamerton, Philip Gilbert Hamerton
  • This difference between time and distance was due to the regular retardation of their velocity. Cited from All Around the Moon, by Jules Verne
  • Retardation of the putrefactive process has been noticed in bodies some years under water. Cited from Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine, Gould/Pyle
  • No physical or moral handicaps of any kind that could possibly account for his retardation. Cited from The Measurement of Intelligence, by Lewis Madison Terman
  • Younger individuals might experience language difficulties, and in some instances mental retardation is known.
  • It is regarded as one of the world's most important causes of intellectual and physical retardation.
  • Let me now show the relationship existing between the two, that is, between retardation and physical defects. Cited from On the Firing Line in Education, by Adoniram Judson Ladd
  • Mental retardation can seriously affect a patient in the way they think and move.
  • This form of anemia in children can give rise to physical and mental retardation.
  • Physical defects on the part of the children I named as the second cause of retardation. Cited from On the Firing Line in Education, by Adoniram Judson Ladd
  • Several of these twelve were born with severe mental retardation.
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Meaning of retardation

  • noun The extent to which something is delayed or held back
  • noun Lack of normal development of intellectual capacities