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synonyms for retrogradation

  • atavism
  • backsliding
  • lapse
  • regression
  • relapse
  • retrogression
  • throwback
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How to use retrogradation in a sentence

Low temperatures congeal everything the dough has absorbed and accelerate the staling process, or retrogradation.
THE BEST WAY TO REHEAT PIZZA (AND SOME THINGS YOU SHOULD NEVER DO)JOHN KENNEDY AND SANDRA GUTIERREZ G.SEPTEMBER 30, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
A glance at each successive pair of dates will quickly disclose the periodical retrogradation of the eclipse epochs.
THE STORY OF ECLIPSESGEORGE CHAMBERS
Frightful retrogradation of human nature, all the more hideous that it contrasted with the elegance of the costume!
HISTORY OF THE COMMUNE OF 1871P. LISSAGARY
In truth, however, the retrogradation was much slighter than appeared on the surface.
AMERICAN POLITICAL IDEAS VIEWED FROM THE STANDPOINT OF UNIVERSAL HISTORYJOHN FISKE
The arc of retrogradation is the angular distance thus apparently traversed.
THE SAILOR'S WORD-BOOKWILLIAM HENRY SMYTH
But the advantages are all outward; if there be any inward change, it is apparently retrogradation, not advancement.
SKETCHES IN CANADA, AND RAMBLES AMONG THE RED MENANNA BROWNELL JAMESON
The benefit is not so generously bestowed, where there is retrogradation and reflection.
THE ESSAYS OF MONTAIGNE, COMPLETEMICHEL DE MONTAIGNE
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WORDS RELATED TO RETROGRADATION

  • decadence
  • declension
  • decline
  • degeneration
  • descent
  • deterioration
  • devolution
  • drop
  • fall
  • recession
  • regression
  • relapse
  • retrogradation
  • retrogression
  • atavism
  • backsliding
  • lapse
  • relapse
  • retrogradation
  • retrogression
  • throwback
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.