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noun as in regression

noun as in deterioration

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Indeed, there is good reason to fear that we will see retrogression in third-generation Hispanic immigrants.

Is the progress that seems attainable in certain directions worth the retrogression that may be its price?

Ingres could not paint flesh, and in this respect he is indicative of an enormous retrogression as compared with Prudhon.

Retrogression, reapproach to a standpoint to which the race has been long habituated in the past, is easier.

But I apprehend that retrogression can only occur where the environment of a living species is altered to its detriment.

In all other essential respects save one, the decade was a period of retrogression for New York City.


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On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to retrogression, such as: recession, regression, retreat, reverse, throwback, and retroaction.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.