retarded

adjective
re·​tard·​ed | \ ri-ˈtär-dəd How to pronounce retarded (audio) \

Definition of retarded

2 dated, now offensive : affected by intellectual disability : intellectually disabled
1 informal + offensive : very stupid or foolish

First Known Use of retarded

1895, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of retarded was in 1895

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“Retarded.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/retarded. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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retarded

adjective
re·​tard·​ed | \ ri-ˈtärd-əd How to pronounce retarded (audio) \

Medical Definition of retarded

dated, now offensive

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