This part of the country is still backward.
Although he is clever, he is backward in giving his views.
He looked backward over his shoulder.
1. 向后的, 反向的, 返回的[Z]
2. 落后的, 发展迟缓的[(+in)]
In some cities housing conditions went backward.
The teacher was patient with backward children.
3. 怕羞的, 畏缩的; 犹豫的[F]
Frank was so backward that he hesitated to ask her to dance.
1. 向后; 倒
She looked backward over her shoulder.
3. 在退步, 在恶化