retardate

noun
re·​tar·​date | \ ri-ˈtär-ˌdāt How to pronounce retardate (audio) , -dət \

Definition of retardate

dated, now offensive
: a person affected with intellectual disability

First Known Use of retardate

1912, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of retardate was in 1912

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“Retardate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/retardate. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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retardate

noun
re·​tar·​date | \ ri-ˈtärd-ˌāt How to pronounce retardate (audio) , -ət How to pronounce retardate (audio) \

Medical Definition of retardate

dated, now offensive
: a person affected with intellectual disability

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