RETARDATION MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Retardation Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The act of retarding; hindrance; the act of delaying; as, the retardation of the motion of a ship; -- opposed to acceleration.
  2. (n.) The extent to which anything is retarded; the amount of retarding or delay.
  3. (n.) The keeping back of an approaching consonant chord by prolonging one or more tones of a previous chord into the intermediate chord which follows; -- differing from suspension by resolving upwards instead of downwards.
  4. (n.) That which retards; an obstacle; an obstruction.


Synonyms:
Backwardness, Lag, Slowing, Slowness,

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