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retardate

[ri-tahr-deyt]
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noun
  1. someone who is retarded in some way, as educationally or mentally; retardee.
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Origin of retardate

First recorded in 1955–60; probably back formation from retardation
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Related Words for retardate

decelerate, handicap, lessen, impede, crimp, hamper, hinder, retard, moderate, slacken, relax, lag, reduce, stall, decrease, abate, curb, diminish, curtail, temper

British Dictionary definitions for retardate

retardate

noun
  1. psychol a person who is retarded
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retardate in Medicine

retardate

(rĭ-tärdāt′, -dĭt)
n.
  1. A mentally retarded person.
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