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Main Entry: backward
Synonyms:
Micawberish, Olympian, a priori, a rebours, a reculons, about, afraid, aft, after, after time, aftermost, again, against the grain, ago, aloof, anticlockwise, apathetic, arear, around, arrested, arsy-varsy, ascending, ass-backwards, ass over elbows, astern, averse, away, axial, babbling, back-flowing, back-to-front, back, back when, backwards, balking, balky, bashful, behind, behind the times, behind time, behindhand, belated, belatedly, benighted, bigoted, blank, blind, blithering, blocked, bottom side up, bottom up, burbling, capsized, chary, checked, chiastic, chilled, chilly, coarse, cold, conservative, constrained, contrarily, contrariwise, conversely, cool, counter, counterclockwise, coy, crackbrained, cracked, crazy, cretinistic, cretinous, crude, dallying, deep into, delayed-action, delayed, delaying, demure, descending, detached, detained, die-hard, diffident, dilatory, dillydallying, dim-witted, dim, discreet, distant, dithering, down-trending, downward, drifting, driveling, drooling, dull, dumb, early, easygoing, embryonic, everted, ex post facto, expressionless, far on, feebleminded, flowing, fluent, flying, fogyish, foot-dragging, forbidding, frigid, fro, frosty, going, gone by, grudging, guarded, gyrational, gyratory, half-baked, half-witted, head over heels, heels over head, held up, hesitant, hidebound, hind, hinder, hindermost, hindhand, hindmost, hindward, hindwards, hung up, hyperbatic, icy, idiotic, ignorant, imbecile, imbecilic, impassive, impeded, impersonal, in a bind, in abeyance, in embryo, in ovo, in reverse, in the rough, inaccessible, indifferent, indisposed, inside out, into the past, introverted, invaginated, inversed, inversely, inverted, jammed, lackadaisical, laggard, lagging, late, latish, lax, lazy, lingering, loath, loitering, maundering, medieval, mentally defective, mentally deficient, mentally handicapped, mentally retarded, modest, mongoloid, moratory, moronic, mounting, narrow, never on time, none too soon, nonprogressive, not all there, obstructed, obtuse, offish, old-fashioned, old-fogyish, old-line, opposed to change, outside in, over, overdue, oversimple, palindromic, passing, perfunctory, plunging, poor, posterior, posteriorly, postern, preservative, procrastinating, procrastinative, procrastinatory, progressive, quiet, reactionary, rear, rearmost, rearward, rearwards, reductionistic, reductive, reflex, reflowing, refluent, regressive, reluctant, reminiscently, remiss, remote, removed, renitent, repressed, reserved, restive, restrained, resupinate, retarded, reticent, retiring, retrad, retral, retroactive, retroactively, retrograde, retrogressive, retrospective, retrospectively, retroverted, reverse, reversed, right-wing, rising, rotary, rotational, rotatory, rough, roughcast, roughhewn, round, round about, rude, rudimental, rudimentary, running, rushing, self-effacing, set back, shrinking, shuffling, shy, sideward, simple, simpleminded, simpletonian, simplistic, since, sinking, slack, slobbering, slow-witted, slow, slow to, slowed down, sluggish, soaring, standoff, standoffish, standpat, stopped, streaming, struggling, stunted, stupid, subdued, subnormal, suppressed, tail, tailward, tailwards, tardy, thickheaded, timid, to the rear, topsy-turvy, transposed, turned around, ultraconservative, unaffable, unapproachable, unassertive, unassured, unblown, uncongenial, uncultivated, uncultured, uncut, undemonstrative, underdeveloped, undeveloped, uneager, unenlightened, unenthusiastic, unexpansive, unfashioned, unfinished, unformed, ungenial, unhewn, uninformed, unlabored, unlicked, unpolished, unprocessed, unprogressive, unpunctual, unready, unrefined, untimely, untreated, unwilling, unworked, unwrought, unzealous, up-trending, upside-down, upside down, upward, vice versa, widdershins, withdrawn, wrong-way, wrong-way around, wrong side out
 
Main entries similar to: backward
a priori, about, afraid, aft, after, again, against the grain, ago, aloof, apathetic, around, arrested, ascending, ass-backwards, astern, averse, away, axial, babbling, back, barbarian, barbarous, bashful, behind, behind time, behindhand, belated, benighted, blank, blithering, blocked, childish, chilly, coarse, cold, conservative, constrained, cool, counter, counterclockwise, cracked, crazy, crude, dallying, defective, delayed, delaying, demure, descending, detached, die-hard, dilatory, discreet, disinclined, distant, downward, drifting, dull, early, easygoing, embryonic, ex post facto, expressionless, feeble, flowing, fluent, flying, fogyish, foot-dragging, forbidding, frigid, fro, frosty, going, gone by, grudging, guarded, gyrational, half-baked, held up, hesitant, hind, hindmost, hung up, icy, idiotic, imbecile, impassive, impersonal, in a bind, inaccessible, indifferent, indisposed, introverted, jammed, lackadaisical, laggard, lagging, late, lax, lazy, lingering, loath, loitering, mentally retarded, modest, mongoloid, moronic, mounting, not all there, obstructed, offish, old-fashioned, old-line, Olympian, opaque, overdue, passing, perfunctory, plunging, posterior, postern, preservative, procrastinating, procrastinative, progressive, quiet, rear, rearward, reductive, reflex, refluent, regressive, reluctant, remiss, remote, removed, renitent, repressed, reserved, restive, restrained, retarded, reticent, retiring, retroactive, retrograde, retrogressive, retrospective, reverse, reversed, right wing, rising, rotary, rough, roughcast, roughhewn, round, round about, rude, rudimentary, running, rushing, self-effacing, shrinking, shuffling, shy, sideward, simple, simpleminded, simplistic, since, sinking, slack, slow, sluggish, soaring, standoffish, standpat, stopped, streaming, stunted, stupid, subdued, subnormal, suppressed, tail, tardy, turned around, ultraconservative, unapproachable, unassertive, unassured, uncongenial, uncultivated, uncultured, uncut, undemonstrative, underdeveloped, undeveloped, uneager, unenthusiastic, unfinished, unformed, unlabored, unlicked, unpolished, unprocessed, unprogressive, unready, unrefined, untimely, untreated, unwilling, upward, widdershins, withdrawn