Definition of Delayed

1. Adjective. Not as far along as normal in development.

Similar to: Retarded

Definition of Delayed

1. Verb. (past of delay) ¹

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Definition of Delayed

1. delay [v] - See also: delay

Lexicographical Neighbors of Delayed

delative case
delative cases
delay differential equation
delay differential equations
delay line
delayed (current term)
delayed-action preparations
delayed action
delayed allergy
delayed coma after hypoxia
delayed conduction
delayed dentition
delayed eruption
delayed flap
delayed gastric emptying
delayed graft
delayed hypersensitivity
delayed implantation
delayed reaction

Literary usage of Delayed

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

1. Educational Psychology by Edward Lee Thorndike (1913)
"These questions concern the suddenness of the waxing of delayed ... THE GRADUAL WAXING OF delayed INSTINCTS AND CAPACITIES It is a favorite dictum of ..."

2. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1919)
"On the first proposition It Is sufficient to answer that the statute makes no exception In favor of delayed applications; it Is imperative. ..."

3. Two Years Before the Mast: A Personal Narrative by Richard Henry Dana (1911)
"The owner of her had had a good deal of difficulty with the government about the duties, &c., and her sailing had been delayed for several weeks; ..."

4. The Federal and State Constitutions: Colonial Charters, and Other Organic by Francis N. Thorpe, United States (1909)
"... 1909, in accordance with the foregoing provisions, and if such election or elections are delayed or postponed on account of any injunction or legal ..."

5. The History of British India by James Mill, Horace Hayman Wilson (1858)
"further delayed by a heavy fall of snow, he turned the BOOK II. north-western extremity of the line, and there received CHAP. i. the submission of the ..."

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