Nouns (0)
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Verbs (0)
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Adverbs (16)
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backward, back
adv. in or to or toward a past time; "set the clocks back an hour"; "never look back"; "lovers of the past looking fondly backward"
near the rear, at the rear, toward the rear, rearwardly, rearwards, backward, rearward
adv. "She looked rearward out the window of the car"
backwards, backward
adv. in a manner or order or direction the reverse of normal; "it's easy to get the `i' and the `e' backward in words like `seize' and `siege'"; "the child put her jersey on backward"
Adjectives (6)
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backward
adj. having made less than normal progress; "an economically backward country"
backward
adj. (used of temperament or behavior) marked by a retiring nature; "a backward lover"
slow-witted, half-witted, feebleminded, backward
adj. retarded in intellectual development
Fuzzynyms (19)
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slow, obtuse, dumb, dull, dim, dense
adj. slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity; "so dense he never understands anything I say to him"; "never met anyone quite so dim"; "although dull at classical learning, at mathematics he was uncommonly quick"- Thackeray; "dumb officials make some really dumb decisions"; "he was either normally stupid or being deliberately obtuse"; "worked with the slow students"
ho-hum, wearisome, tiresome, tedious, slow, irksome, dull, deadening, boring
adj. so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness; "a boring evening with uninteresting people"; "the deadening effect of some routine tasks"; "a dull play"; "his competent but dull performance"; "a ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention"; "what an irksome task the writing of long letters is"- Edmund Burke; "tedious days on the train"; "the tiresome chirping of a cricket"- Mark Twain; "other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome"
topsy-turvy, higgledy-piggledy
adv. in a disordered manner; "they were piled up higgledy-piggledy"
by, past
adv. so as to pass a given point; "every hour a train goes past"
Synonyms (7)
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cretinous
adj. afflicted with cretinism
simple-minded, dim-witted, simple
adj. lacking mental capacity and subtlety
regressive
adj. opposing progress; returning to a former less advanced state
retrospective
adj. concerned with or related to the past; "retrospective self-justification"
reserved
adj. marked by self-restraint and reticence; "was habitually reserved in speech, withholding her opinion"-Victoria Sackville-West
Antonyms (12)
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forward
adj. at or near or directed toward the front; "the forward section of the aircraft"; "a forward plunge down the stairs"; "forward motion"
forward
adj. used of temperament or behavior; lacking restraint or modesty; "a forward child badly in need of discipline"
precocious
adj. characterized by or characteristic of exceptionally early development or maturity (especially in mental aptitude); "a precocious child"; "a precocious achievement"
on
adv. in a state required for something to function or be effective; "turn the lights on"; "get a load on"
ahead
adv. to a different or a more advanced time (meaning advanced either toward the present or toward the future); "moved the appointment ahead from Tuesday to Monday"; "pushed the deadline ahead from Tuesday to Wednesday"
ahead
adv. to a different or a more advanced time (meaning advanced either toward the present or toward the future); "moved the appointment ahead from Tuesday to Monday"; "pushed the deadline ahead from Tuesday to Wednesday"
forrard, forrad, frontwards, frontward, forwards, forward
adv. at or to or toward the front; "he faced forward"; "step forward"; "she practiced sewing backward as well as frontward on her new sewing machine"; (`forrad' and `forrard' are dialectal variations)
backward
Parts Of Speech
  • Nouns
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  • Verbs
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  • Adverbs
    16
  • Adjectives
    6
Relationships
  • Fuzzynyms
    19
  • Synonyms
    7
  • Antonyms
    12

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