Definitions for "Backward"
Late or behindhand; as, a backward season.
Not advanced in civilization; undeveloped; as, the country or region is in a backward state.
A wine that is late in developing.
Toward the back; toward the rear; as, to throw the arms backward.
In a contrary or reverse manner, way, or direction; contrarily; as, to read backwards.
Directed to the back or rear; as, backward glances.
Keywords:  bygone
Already past or gone; bygone.
Unwilling; averse; reluctant; hesitating; loath.
Keywords:  hinder
To keep back; to hinder.
With the back in advance or foremost; as, to ride backward.
Not well advanced in learning; not quick of apprehension; dull; inapt; as, a backward child.
(used of temperament or behavior) marked by a retiring nature; "a backward lover"
in or to or toward a past time; "set the clocks back an hour"; "never look back"; "lovers of the past looking fondly backward"
Keywords:  shame, worse, sin, honor, religion
From a better to a worse state, as from honor to shame, from religion to sin.
bending individual paid labor supply curve: this curve arises because, beyond some level of wages, income effects may outweigh substitution effects in determining the decisions of an individual
retarded in intellectual development
Keywords:  downward
On the back, or with the back downward.
Keywords:  reflexively, reflection, way
By way of reflection; reflexively.
Keywords:  ago, events, time
Toward, or in, past time or events; ago.
Keywords:  below
before below both briefly