Backward

• (a.) Already past or gone; bygone. • (a.) Directed to the back or rear; as, backward glances. • (a.) Unwilling; averse; reluctant; hesitating; loath. • (v. i.) To keep back; to hinder. • (a.) Late or behindhand; as, a backward season. • (a.) Not advanced in civilization; undeveloped; as, the country or region is in a...
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backward

feebleminded adjective retarded in intellectual development
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Backward

Back'ward adjective 1. Directed to the back or rear; as, backward glances. 2. Unwilling; averse; reluctant; hesitating; loath. « For wiser brutes were backward to be slaves. Pope. » 3. Not well advanced in learning; not quick of apprehensio...
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Backward

Back'ward noun The state behind or past. [ Obsolete] « In the dark backward and abysm of time. Shak. »
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Backward

Back'ward transitive verb To keep back; to hinder. [ Obsolete]
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Backward

A horse that is either too young or not fully fit.
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backward

A tasting term. Wines described as backward are undeveloped and not ready to drink. They are often young and tannic, and may also be described as austere. The opposite, unsurprisingly, of forward!
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backward

A wine that is developing in bottle at a slower than expected rate, and as a result are usually predicted to age slowly. Considered a positive feature of a wine. Strange really as few people actually cellar wines today. Nevertheless, a backward wine would be expected to take longer to reach optimum maturity.
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backward

A young wine that is very tannic and structured so much so as to taste poor but shows incredible aging potential. Chateau Ausone is often a very backward wine when young, but amazing when aged well.
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backward

An adjective used to describe (1) a young largely unevolved, closed, and undrinkable wine, (2) a wine that is not ready to drink, or (3) a wine that simply refuses to release its charms and personality.
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Backward

Backwards is used to define a wine that is tight, closed in or reserved. This means the aromatic and other qualities in the wine are not available to the taster. This is often a normal trait in young wines.
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Backward

Describes a wine that is young and less developed than others of its age and type.
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Backward

Fielding position prefix indicating 'slightly behind square' - usually used only as backward point or backward square leg.
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backward

pertaining to signals or operations propagating in the opposite direction relative to the call set-up
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backward

[adj] - retarded in intellectual development 2. [adj] - (used of temperament or behavior) marked by a retiring nature 3. [adj] - directed or facing toward the back or rear 4. [adv] - in a manner or order or direction the reverse of normal
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