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Usage examples for retardation

  1. Physical defects on the part of the children I named as the second cause of retardation. – On the Firing Line in Education by Adoniram Judson Ladd
  2. We have the same right to assert this of the organism as we have to assert that retardation and degradation attend the actions of inanimate machines, which assertion, also, is based on observation of results. – The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays by J. (John) Joly
  3. Yet it signifies nothing more vicious than a deliberate obstruction or retardation of industry, usually by legitimate means, for the sake of some personal or partisan advantage. – An Inquiry Into The Nature Of Peace And The Terms Of Its Perpetuation by Thorstein Veblen
  4. It is not that the difference between these two contrasted strains of the Western civilisation is either profound or very pronounced; it is perhaps rather to be stated as a difference of degree than of kind; a retardation of spiritual growth, in respect of the prevalent and controlling habits of thought on certain heads, in the one case as against the other. – An Inquiry Into The Nature Of Peace And The Terms Of Its Perpetuation by Thorstein Veblen
  5. In fact, if we are ever to solve the broader, bigger, more attractive problems,- like the problem of vocational education, or the problem of retardation,- we must first find a solution for some of the smaller and seemingly trivial questions of the very existence of which the lay public may be quite unaware, but which you and I know to mean an untold total of waste and inefficiency in the work that we are trying to do. – Craftsmanship in Teaching by William Chandler Bagley
  6. In 1907, Mr. S. L. Heeter, at that time Superintendent of Schools in St. Paul, Minnesota, working under instruction of his Board of School Inspectors, made a very careful investigation as to the matter of retardation in the schools of that city. – On the Firing Line in Education by Adoniram Judson Ladd
  7. Again, notwithstanding some variations, it will be remarked that on the whole the retardation of the initial epoch of the disturbances increases with the distance from the epicentre. – A Study of Recent Earthquakes by Charles Davison
  8. The incidence of mental retardation in this country is three times as high as that of Sweden, for example- and that figure can and must be reduced. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  9. The retardation of his development has not been uniform. – Mentally Defective Children by Alfred Binet Théodore Simon
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