Definitions for "Retarded"
having a limited or below normal mental ability; same as mentally retarded; -- used especially in relation to performance in academic tasks.
relatively slow in mental or emotional or physical development; "providing a secure and sometimes happy life for the retarded"
A term used to describe a person who has mental retardation, the lack since birth of intellectual functioning present in the normal individual. The condition is apparent during the developmental period and also involves a deficiency in adaptive behavior.