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Synonyms for backward

Synonyms for backward

directed or facing toward the back or rear

not forward but reticent or reserved in manner

exhibiting lack of education or knowledge

having only a limited ability to learn and understand

not progressing and developing as fast as others, as in economic and social aspects

economically and socially below standard

clinging to obsolete ideas

toward the back

in or toward a former location or condition

Synonyms for backward

directed or facing toward the back or rear

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(used of temperament or behavior) marked by a retiring nature

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retarded in intellectual development

having made less than normal progress

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in a manner or order or direction the reverse of normal

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in or to or toward a past time

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Come over here, I want you to be a little forward in this backward jungle
If I have to sacrifice my life fighting for rights of backward classes, I am ready," added Rajbhar, who is Uttar Pradesh backward classes welfare minister.
As much is evident from the contention of the now-defunct National Commission for Backward Castes that the annual income should be Rs1.
Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Puducherry, Karnataka, Haryana, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Bihar, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu have already carried out sub-categorization of Other Backward Classes.
The process of granting constitutional backing to NSEBC is driven by the logic that other backward classes (OBCs) need a body as empowered as that for scheduled castes and scheduled tribes (SC/ST).
This amounts to interference and is an attempt to weaken the SC, ST and other backward communities," said general secretary KC Tgyai said.
If my clock went backward I'd know when it was time to go Cheerio.
We say f is forward continuous at x [member of] X, respectively backward continuous, if, for every [epsilon] >0, there exists [delta] > 0 such that y [member of] [B.
The word other backward classes as defined needs to be elaborated at this stage wherein the focus is more on the minorities in the country.
Thus, the primary purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of a backward walking exercise program in the alleviation of LBP and the enhancement of function in athletes.
Simultaneously, the resultant GRF passes anterior to the COM, creating backward angular impulse about the COM to neutralize the forward angular momentum of the body induced by the trip [5,7,9].
My rat got so frustrated when he couldn't get any food by pushing that he developed a neurotic ritual: He would turn to the left three times while throwing his little ratty head around and then sort of fall over backward.
When you throw backward, do not position the ball too far behind your head.
Last month a woman told me, "But you know that Palestinians are considered really backward on the issue of homosexuality and women's rights.
Weighted alternating backward lunge with initial knee-up position