Synonyms for Backward:
late, humble, demure, shy, modest, retiring, timid, reserved, diffident.
declining, recessive, regressive, relapsing, backsliding.
•slow in growth (adjective)
dull, dense, arrested, undeveloped, imbecile, underprivileged, Feeble-minded, underdeveloped, delayed.
•toward the rear (adjective)
about, aback, rearward, inverted, back, behind.
back, rearward, backwards, rearwards.
back to front, rearwards.
n.down, onward, about, progressive, reflex, up, forward, aback, away, behind, around, Against, outside. at one time, once, late, already, previously, past, arrested, underdeveloped, before, one day, undeveloped, underprivileged, ago, unenlightened, behindhand, delayed. upturned, back to front, conciliate, be fair, upside down, the right/wrong/other way (around/up), face downward, try, face down, topsy-turvy, inside-out. precede, latent, dormant, stagnation, retrogressive, stagnant, stunted, slowly, latency. cabbage, madman, timid, imbecile, modest, lunatic, madwoman, demure, cripple, restraint, dwarf, self-effacing, retiring, coy, humpback, shy, diffident, hunchback. benighted, knowledge, ignorant, primitive. simple, dull, ability, soft, simple-minded, Weak-minded, Feeble-minded. lagging. deprived, disadvantaged, impoverished, rich, depressed. conservative, reactionary, politics, unprogressive. •backward (noun)
rearward, back, backwards, converse, backswept, negative, retroflexed, retracted, retroflex, returning, inverse, regardant, rearwards, sweptback, self-referent, reverse, bashful, reversed, retral, reflexive, cacuminal, transposed, retrograde, blate, receding, feebleminded, reversive.
dull, dense, backwards.
shy, reserved, humble.
pale, inferior, degenerate, extraordinary, worst of all, worst, worse, for the worse.
inside-out, late, dormant, humpback, lagging, cabbage, unprogressive, benighted, stagnant, stunted, away, latency, imbecile, down, unenlightened, outside, deprived, latent, hunchback, up, back to front, disadvantaged, self-effacing, onward, retrogressive, madwoman, upturned, madman. topsy-turvy, demure, Against, shy, lunatic, underdeveloped, retiring, underprivileged, depressed, undeveloped, timid, around, simple-minded, Feeble-minded, about, coy, diffident. dull, cripple, behind, impoverished, dwarf, Weak-minded, reactionary. ignorant, conservative. primitive, modest. simple. soft. •backward
•Other relevant words:
reflexive, modest, dormant, negative, retrograde, retiring, back, already, reversed, conservative, shy, dull, conciliate, cacuminal, upturned, politics, onward, rearward, ago, away, ability, deprived, reverse, bashful, down, slowly, up, retral, extraordinary, madwoman, humble, outside, diffident, retracted, primitive, rich, latency, lagging, backwards, self-effacing, dense, simple, past, sweptback, degenerate, worst, try, madman, progressive, once, regardant, rearwards, delayed, topsy-turvy, late, reserved, simple-minded, soft, Against, ignorant, underdeveloped, receding, coy, unenlightened, pale, around, undeveloped, behindhand, cripple, Weak-minded, retrogressive, inverted, impoverished, transposed, precede, imbecile, underprivileged, latent, inverse, reversive, worse, dwarf, retroflexed, returning, stagnant, upside down, before, humpback, feebleminded, self-referent, Feeble-minded, aback, cabbage, depressed, blate, stagnation, reflex, timid, knowledge, unprogressive, behind, previously, stunted, demure, backswept, arrested, restraint, disadvantaged, lunatic, about, inferior, hunchback, retroflex, converse, reactionary, benighted.