Related formsrear·ward·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for rearward
But Petz and the wooden division did good service by keeping the rearward Italian ships fully occupied.Famous Sea Fights|John Richard Hale
The artillery also, from the heights above, was sweeping down his rearward troops.The Harlequin Opal, Vol. 3 (of 3)|Fergus Hume
He has designedly hung in the rearward of the science, and is a collator rather than a critic or an investigator.
Tom was still watching as before, with many an anxious glance to rearward, for pursuit.Uncle Silas|J. S. LeFanu
His heirs possessed his farm, and time went on—slowly as it always does at Rearward.Tales From Bohemia|Robert Neilson Stephens