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Adverb
Adverb for towards a position behind or to the rear
“With a backward lunge, he threw himself clear of the closet, perhaps trying to shield her.”
Adverb
Adverb for moving into a former worse state
“He has never flinched, never buckled, never taken a backward step in defending the rights of our editors and journalists to find the news and report it in a fair and balanced way.”
Adverb
Adverb for having made less progress than is normal or expected
“It cannot be considered a backward culture, but rather has to be seen as a different culture.”
Adverb
Adverb for old-fashioned or out of date
“Our technology is rather backward and in dire need of an upgrade.”
Adverb
Adverb for having views or opinions considered ignorant or uneducated
“Clearly, this has happened because some hotels will only allow dogs, but not cats! I am baffled by such backward thinking.”
Adverb
Adverb for displaying a hesitant or reticent manner, especially in expressing oneself
“The opponents are not backward about speaking their minds freely on the subject.”
Adverb
Adverb for having a shy or bashful nature, especially in expressing oneself
“They want money and are not backward about asking for it.”
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