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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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Paralogania with flattened, relatively large, strongly elongate scales, with smooth crown plate or with plate having shallow furrow along midline and one to two fine, backwardly and upwardly directed ridges posterolaterally of plate; oblique ridges reach posterior crown apex; two to four, usually three, fine spines posterolaterally of crown or anteriorly of most lateral slanting ridge or beneath it; spine row does not reach posterior crown apex; double-spine beneath posterior crown apex absent; base slightly deeper anteriorly than posteriorly; pulp depression wide, as slit-like opening or smooth; pulp canal long, numerous dentine canals shorter and sinuous.
The big advantage to C#, however, is that its designers chose not to make it backwardly compatible with C and C++.
The range is completely backwardly compatible with the previous FBII family.
I suspect it's a bit more backwardly miked than a lot of newer recordings, and while it provides a pleasing resonance it sounds a bit dull and veiled.
Harry Warburton, of Falkirk, up there in sad Stirlingshire, is this week's pounds 25 winner with the intriguing: "Are people who drink Evian water backwardly naive?
This gargantuan hybrid is supposed to be backwardly compatible with applications written for both NetDynamics and NAS, and it should still support the Java 2.
The SpectaPix printer is also backwardly compatible to support media used with Sony's earlier UP-D8800 series printer.
Over three million of these were shipped in the first year of availability, but they are not backwardly compatible with floppies so other rival technologies such as the Super Drive which can take high capacity disks and floppies are beginning to challeng e the Zip Drive.
Reportedly, the new read/write players will be priced only slightly higher than current CD-ROM drives, and they will be backwardly compatible - allowing them to play even current audio CDs.
HDPE was not strategically linked to any other business in Hoechst Celanese, and it was the only HDPE competitor not backwardly integrated into ethylene.
XP and Vista will not be supported forever and application developers will increasingly release products that are not backwardly compatible to older version of the Windows operating system.
Polymer manufacturers that are backwardly integrated will have better control over the volatility of raw material prices, which will help them maintain a competitive edge in the long run," noted Sarkar.
Methanol producers or consumers looking to expand their operations, or backwardly integrate would be able to derive significant benefits from acquiring this asset from IPP.
It will be backwardly compatible with existing GPS satellites.
Diagnosis: A species with an orange-brown head, yellow thorax with scutum a deeper yellow to pale brown, and pale brown to yellow abdomen; mtn yellow and all setae and setulae black; male with st 2 mostly shining and st 6 with two backwardly projecting lobes and strong lateral setae; scut with 3 pairs of marginals; distiph with apical filaments, psg narrow with normal setae.