Anything preventing the making of a legal contract, esp. of a marriage contract
The act of delaying; postponement:
Any person or thing that hinders; obstacle; impediment; obstruction
Below-average intellectual ability resulting from a genetic defect, brain injury, or disease, and usually present from birth or early infancy.
A lagging, as in billiards and marbles
The definition of insanity is having a serious mental illness or being extremely foolish.
Something that stands in the way of or holds up progress:
(Physics) The amount of fissionable material being processed or in storage for irradiation in a reactor cycle
(Uncountable, euphemistic) Correction of deficits, as by psychological counseling or medication or social support or remedial training.
The usual, natural, traditional, or appointed moment for something to happen, begin, or end [time to get up]
A slowing down, as of production
(Often in combination) Something that serves to retard (slow down) the action of something
any agent that retards or delays or hinders
The rate of change in the velocity of a moving body
Find another word for retardation. In this page you can discover 20 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for retardation, like: slowness, impediment, delay, hindrance, mental-retardation, lag, deceleration, backwardness, insanity, detainment and obstacle.