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  • This retarded their march, and put off the evil hour as long as possible. Cited from The Campaign of 1760 in Canada, by Chevalier Johnstone
  • The boys finally decided that their mental growth was retarded by such reading. Cited from Camping For Boys, by H.W. Gibson
  • Circumstances independent of my will alone have retarded a publication prepared more than a month ago. Cited from The Uprising of a Great People, by Count Agenor de Gasparin
  • These circumstances have greatly retarded the progress of religious instruction through their means. Cited from The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus, by American Anti-Slavery Society
  • John is extremely intelligent, even if he is retarded in his physical development.
  • I always thought it was the most retarded term ever.
  • My own trials, with my family, have greatly retarded my efforts in this matter. Cited from Narrative of The Life of Rev. Noah Davis, A Colored Man., by Noah Davis
  • The river here is about half a mile broad, and makes several turns which somewhat retarded our progress. Cited from A Narrative of the Expedition to Dongola and Sennaar, by G.B. English
  • The expansion of the whole industry would have been retarded without this method of transportation. Cited from Random Reminiscences of Men and Events, by John D. Rockefeller
  • But it can be greatly retarded if the right agencies are set at work. Cited from New Ideals in Rural Schools, by George Herbert Betts
  • He places an ad in the local newspaper to get help running the farm and taking care of his retarded brother.
  • Although about four grades advanced beyond his chronological age he is still one grade retarded! Cited from The Measurement of Intelligence, by Lewis Madison Terman
  • For some reason, or for some combination of reasons, they are retarded from one to three years. Cited from On the Firing Line in Education, by Adoniram Judson Ladd
  • There is scarcely another example in all musical history of so long retarded a flowering. Cited from Musical Portraits, by Paul Rosenfeld
  • But least of all among the causes which retarded his advance can be placed the armed forces of England. Cited from The History of England, by T.F. Tout
  • Our progress was much retarded by the great depth of snow in the woods through which our route lay. Cited from Service in the Hudson's Bay Territory, Vol. 2 (of 2), by John M'lean
  • The current does not suddenly rise to its full value, being retarded by inertia. Cited from Scientific American Supplement, No. 787, January 31, 1891, by Various
  • They were a long time working out of sight, which further retarded my venturing forth into the open. Cited from The Rustlers of Pecos County, by Zane Grey
  • In other words, agricultural development is retarded instead of advanced by its present careless use of fire. Cited from Practical Forestry in the Pacific Northwest, by Edward Tyson Allen
  • The ship, however, was never altogether arrested, though often much retarded. Cited from Hudson Bay, by R.M. Ballantyne
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Root form of retarded is retard for the verb.

Meaning of retarded

  • verb Cause to move more slowly or operate at a slower rate
    This drug will retard your heart rate
  • verb Be delayed
  • adjective Relatively slow in mental or emotional or physical development
    providing a secure and sometimes happy life for the retarded