what goes on to everyone, because life is messed up.
1610s, previous participle adjective from arrest (v.). Arrested development is very first recorded 1859 in evolutionary biology.
(imp. & p. p.) of Arrest
The synchronous revolutions of the transmitting cylinders are effected by making one cylinder revolve slightly faster than the other; after each revolution the cylinder which is accelerated is arrested for a moment by means of a special relay until the difference of speed is accurately compensated for.