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What is another word for backward?

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[b_ˈa_k_w_ə_d], [bˈakwəd], [bˈakwəd]

Synonyms for Backward:

regressive (adjective) Other synonyms and related words:

Quotes for Backward:

  1. Today's interpretations of religion are often backward and contradict the needs of civilization. Naguib Mahfouz.
  2. It is what you do from now on that will either move our civilization forward a few tiny steps, or else... begin to march us steadily backward Patrick Stewart.
  3. You can't look forward and backward at the same time. Coleman Young.

Idioms of Backward:

  1. not be backward in coming forward;
  2. without a backward glance;
  3. without ( so much as) a backward glance;

Adjectives for Backward:

  • impressive.