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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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The prime minister said uplift of backward areas was top most priority of the PTI government.
The development of backward areas and welfare of the people was a mission of the PTI government and:' We are striving hard to improve the standard of life of people living in these areas, the chief minister concluded.
Annoyed over delay in completion of ongoing schemes aimed at providing quality health and education facilities to backward areas, he said, 'It is our job to provide facilities to the general public at their doorsteps.'
The PM-elect believed that an honest chief minister would work hard for the betterment of people and the uplift of backward areas in line with the vision of PTI.
The backward bookshelf began to trend in the mid-aughts, mostly as an artistic styling tool in photographs on small-scale design blogs or bookshop websites.
Clearly, to the political class, the "creamy layer" is an elastic concept that can keep on expanding with the express purpose of retaining within its fold even the affluent among the backward castes in order to make them eligible for reservations in employment and education.
Some associations of backward communities had approached the Centre with this request at that time.
Therefore, the aim of this study was to measure the energy expenditure for each locomotor activity performed by soccer referees during a simulated-match (walking, jogging, and running) under laboratory conditions, and to compare forward with backward movements.
Though Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad seconded his Bihar ally, he said a discussion was welcome on what further could be done for such poor and backward communities who had not been able to reap the benefits of development.
If clocks could go backward All would have their own clock And would plan their life ahead, So when the end was coming They could even stay in bed.
With (7), we can construct the backward MPSD iterative method as follows:
We will be interested in probability of backward (with scattering angle [theta] > [pi]/2) scattering p.
After everything had been rosy so far on tour, the Kiwi coach admitted that his team took a backward step in the capital.
Likewise, the backward topology [[tau].sup.-] induced by d is the topology generated by the backward open balls
We hypothesized that differences in spatiotemporal parameters between persons with MS and controls would be greatest in backward walking while engaging in a concurrent cognitive task.