What is another word for backward?

645 synonyms found


[ b_ˈa_k_w_ə_d], [ bˈakwəd], [ bˈakwəd]

Synonyms for Backward:

regressive (adjective) Other synonyms:

Related words for Backward:


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.