Definition of Mentally retarded

1. Noun. People collectively who are mentally retarded. "He started a school for the retarded"

Exact synonyms: Developmentally Challenged, Retarded
Generic synonyms: People



Definition of Mentally retarded

1. Adjective. having a mind which has not developed beyond that of a child ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mentally Retarded

mentalist
mentalistic
mentalists
mentalities
mentality
mentalité
mentalization
mentalize
mentalized
mentalizes
mentalizing
mentally
mentally challenged
mentally disabled persons
mentally ill
mentally retarded (current term)
mentation
mentations
mentch
mentches
mentee
mentees
mentes reae
mentha
menthaceous
menthane
menthanes
menthene
menthenes
menthol

Literary usage of Mentally retarded

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Handbook of Severe Disability: A Text for Rehabilitation Counselors, Other edited by Walter C. Stolov, Michael R. Clowers (2000)
"mentally retarded persons learn most effectively when the instructional process is highly structured and direct. One of the best ways to accomplish this is ..."

2. Working Bibliography on Behavioral and Emotional Disorders and Assessment by Michael G. Aman (1991)
"Depression in the mentally retarded: A review. Education and Training of the ... Emotional problems with mentally retarded: The need for assessment and ..."

3. Assessing Psychopathology and Behavior Problems in Persons With Mental (1994)
"Psychometric and demographic characteristics of the Psychopathology Instrument for mentally retarded Adults. Psychopharmacology Bulletin, 22,1072-1076. ..."

4. Deficiency and Delinquency: An Interpretation of Mental Testing by James Burt Miner (1918)
"... V. PERCENTAGES OF mentally retarded CHILDREN TESTED WITH THE 1908 BINET SCALE. (From Goddard's Table.) In the accompanying Table V Goddard's results are ..."

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