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See definition of lapsing on Dictionary.com
  • as inretrograde
  • as inbacksliding

synonyms for lapsing

  • declining
  • deteriorating
  • inverted
  • receding
  • reversed
  • sinking
  • slipping
  • worsening
  • backward
  • catabolic
  • contrary
  • inverse

antonyms for lapsing

MOST RELEVANT
  • forward
  • positive
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    How to use lapsing in a sentence

    This lapsing will be arrested by any fresh deposit, by any fresh notice or by any fresh entry of interest in the deposit-book.
    SOCIAL COMPTABILISM, CHEQUE AND CLEARING SERVICE & PROPOSED LAWERNEST SOLVAY
    It is hard to appreciate and to live up to them, and hence they are always lapsing out of view, and requiring to be rediscovered.
    EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE SECOND EPISTLE TO THE CORINTHIANSJAMES DENNEY
    Of the metals, the production of copper is a lapsing industry, confined to Cornwall.
    ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 9, SLICE 4VARIOUS
    He managed to jerk his gun free, but his brain was already lapsing into unconsciousness.
    THE PENAL CLUSTERIVAR JORGENSEN (AKA RANDALL GARRETT)
    Lapsing again into rueful speculation, he tried desperately to devise some means of regaining his liberty.
    BIZARRELAWTON MACKALL
    But he heard nothing save the low lapsing sound of the water, and the monotonous simmer of the trees.
    THE BASTONNAISJOHN LESPERANCE
    In quickly lapsing phrases she told me how the trouble had begun.
    A TATTER OF SCARLETS. R. CROCKETT
    Yes, resumed Jean as she flapped the reins upon Baltie who seemed to be lapsing into a dreamy frame of mind.
    THREE LITTLE WOMENGABRIELLE E. JACKSON
    She felt frozen, her limbs were like lead, and her mind was wandering, or lapsing into unconsciousness.
    GIRLHOOD AND WOMANHOODSARAH TYTLER
    But I am lapsing into an educational dissertation, and must hasten back to colonial school-work.
    TOWN LIFE IN AUSTRALIAR. E. N. (RICHARD) TWOPENY
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO LAPSING

    • backslide
    • lapse
    • lapsing
    • regression
    • relapsing
    • reversion
    • reverting
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