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regressive

see definition of regressive
  • as inreactionary
  • as inbackward
  • as inrecessive
  • as inreversed
  • as inmossbacked
  • as inretrogressive
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Synonyms for regressive

adj conservative
  • counterrevolutionary
  • regressive
  • rightist
  • rigid
  • Tory
  • obscurantist
  • right
  • die-hard
  • old-line
  • orthodox
  • retrogressive
  • standpat
  • traditional
  • traditionalistic

Antonyms for regressive

  • liberal
  • progressive
  • radical
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More words related to regressive

degenerative

adjective. tending to diminish in quality
  • backward
  • declinatory
  • deleterious
  • depressive
  • deteriorating
  • dwindling
  • frittering
  • regressive
  • retrogressive

mossbacked

adjective. reactionary

reactionary

adjective. conservative

recessive

adjective. passive

retrogressive

adjective. backward

reversed

adjective. turned around
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