directed or moving towards the back; directed towards the back, the beginning, or the past
moving in a direction that means that no progress is being made
having made less progress than normal; developing slowly; late in development
"a backward view"
"a backward lover"
"an economically backward country"
"he moved back"
"tripped when he stepped backward"
"she looked rearward out the window of the car"
"it's easy to get the `i' and the `e' backward in words like `seize' and `siege'"
"the child put her jersey on backward"
"set the clocks back an hour"
"never look back"
"lovers of the past looking fondly backward"
She had fallen heavily backwards down the stairs.
出自： S. Hill