arrested


arrested
Synonyms and related words:
babbling, back, backward, behind, behindhand, belated, blithering, blocked, bridled, burbling, callow, caught, charmed, checked, coarse, constrained, controlled, crackbrained, cracked, crazy, cretinistic, cretinous, crude, curbed, defective, deficient, delayed, delayed-action, detained, dithering, driveling, drooling, embryonic, enchanted, enthralled, failing, fascinated, fixed, gripped, guarded, half-baked, half-witted, held, held up, hung up, hypnotized, hypoplastic, idiotic, imbecile, imbecilic, immature, impeded, in a bind, in abeyance, in arrear, in arrears, in check, in default, in embryo, in leading strings, in ovo, in remission, in short supply, in the rough, inadequate, incomplete, infant, inhibited, jammed, lacking, late, latish, maundering, mentally defective, mentally deficient, mentally handicapped, mentally retarded, mesmerized, missing, mongoloid, moratory, moronic, needing, never on time, not all there, obstructed, on leash, overdue, oversimple, part, partial, patchy, pent-up, rapt, reductionistic, reductive, restrained, retarded, rough, roughcast, roughhewn, rude, rudimental, rudimentary, scant, scanty, scrappy, set back, short, shy, simple, simpleminded, simpletonian, simplistic, sketchy, slobbering, slow, slowed down, spellbound, stopped, stunted, subnormal, tardy, unblown, uncultivated, uncultured, uncut, under control, under discipline, under restraint, underdeveloped, undeveloped, unfashioned, unfinished, unformed, unhewn, unlabored, unlicked, unpolished, unprocessed, unpunctual, unready, unrefined, untimely, untreated, unworked, unwrought, wanting

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • arrested — (adj.) 1610s, pp. adjective from ARREST (Cf. arrest) (v.). Arrested development is first recorded 1859 in evolutionary biology …   Etymology dictionary

  • arrested — arrested; un·arrested; …   English syllables

  • arrested — I (apprehended) adjective captured, caught, collared, committed, confined, constrained, detained, held, held in custody, immurred, imprisoned, incarcerated, interned, jailed, kept in custody, legally restrained, made captive, made prisoner,… …   Law dictionary

  • arrested — adjective : showing cessation of growth or activity arrested tuberculous activity arrested development …   Useful english dictionary

  • Arrested — Arrest Ar*rest , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Arrested}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Arresting}.] [OE. aresten, OF. arester, F. arr[^e]ter, fr. LL. arrestare; L. ad + restare to remain, stop; re + stare to stand. See {Rest} remainder.] 1. To stop; to check or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • arrested — ar·rest·ed (ə restґəd) detained; stopped. In obstetrics, the head of the fetus is said to be arrested when it is detained, but not impacted, in the pelvic cavity …   Medical dictionary

  • arrested — adj. Arrested is used with these nouns: ↑development …   Collocations dictionary

  • arrested — adjective Having been stopped or prevented from developing …   Wiktionary

  • arrested — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. seized, taken into custody, jailed; see under arrest , arrest …   English dictionary for students

  • arrested — adj. delayed, halted, inhibited; detained, imprisoned ar·rest || É™ rest n. detention; imprisonment v. detain; delay, slow down, stop; imprison …   English contemporary dictionary


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