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Meaning of BACKWARDNESS

Pronunciation:  b'akwurdnus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  lack of normal development of intellectual capacities
 

BACKWARDNESS is a 12 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: mental retardation, retardation, slowness, subnormality
 
 See Also: abnormality, amentia, Down syndrome, Down's syndrome, idiocy, imbecility, mental defectiveness, mental deficiency, mongolianism, mongolism, moronity, stupidity, trisomy 21

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Back"ward*ness\, n.
The state of being backward.

 

 

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