Definitions

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  • n. The act of slowing or delaying; retardation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of retarding, or delaying; retardation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of retarding or delaying; retardation.

Etymologies

Latin tardatio, from tardare, tardatum, to retard, delay, from tardus slow. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Fek, I done read that there and I dint notice no dang differnce in my level of tardation.

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  • No I did not forget but I HAVE heard him speak and that is the slight 'tardation from which I speak.

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  • And in Britney's case, when you have a family tree that doesn't fork and relatives thrangled with a touch of 'tardation ... you might want to put the Strawberry Hill, Boone's, and moonshine down for nine months.

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  • Ladies, there's your future breeding stock helping to spread the 'tardation.

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  • In London it appears, that there is a re* tardation of the decreafe in the probabilities

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  • “ “ “, 2002, “Caring for the Vulnerable by Caring for the Caregiver: the Case of M.ntal R.tardation”, in R. R.odes, M. Battin and A. Silvers (eds.), Health Care and Distributive Justice, 290 “ 300, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

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