retardation

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Synonyms for retardation

the condition or fact of being made late or slow

Synonyms for retardation

a decrease in rate of change

the extent to which something is delayed or held back

any agent that retards or delays or hinders

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the act of slowing down or falling behind

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Thus, the significant retardative overtraining extradimensional shift effect in Group EDS in this experiment is not due to the difference in the degree of difficulty in learning between the task in the Phase 1 training and the task in the Phase 2 shift.
Thus, positive overtraining inhibitive effect of positional responses may cause no significant retardative extradimensional shift effect of overtraining in Group EDS in Experiment 1, whereas no possibility of positional responses may cause significant retardative extradimensional shift effect of overtraining in Group EDS in Experiment 2.
The virtual plotlessness of masculine desire, as opposed to the retardative devices of its more fastidious or more deeply buried female form, provides the opportunity in the context for the description of narrative expansion as itself a feminization of space.