|[This is a MPIWG MPDL language technology service]|
Backward (adv.) Alt. of Backwards
Backward (a.) Directed to the back or rear; as, backward glances.
Backward (a.) Unwilling; averse; reluctant; hesitating; loath.
Backward (a.) Not well advanced in learning; not quick of apprehension; dull; inapt; as, a backward child.
Backward (a.) Late or behindhand; as, a backward season.
Backward (a.) Not advanced in civilization; undeveloped; as, the country or region is in a backward state.
Backward (a.) Already past or gone; bygone.
Backward (n.) The state behind or past.
Backward (v. i.) To keep back; to hinder.