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atavism

see definition of atavism
  • as inreversion
  • as inregression
  • as inretrogradation
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Synonyms for atavism

noun return to a former state
  • atavism
  • backsliding
  • lapse
  • regression
  • relapse
  • reverting
  • throwback

Antonyms for atavism

  • progress
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More words related to atavism

regression

noun. reversion
  • atavism
  • backsliding
  • lapse
  • relapse
  • retrogradation
  • retrogression
  • reverting
  • throwback

retrogradation

noun. reversion

reversion

noun. return to a former state
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.