retrogression

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ret·ro·gres·sion

noun \-ˈgre-shən\

Definition of RETROGRESSION

1
:  regression 3
2
:  return to a former and less complex level of development or organization

Examples of RETROGRESSION

  1. <social instability that has led to a retrogression of moral values and standards of decent behavior>

First Known Use of RETROGRESSION

1604

ret·ro·gres·sion

noun \ˌre-trə-ˈgresh-ən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of RETROGRESSION

: a reversal in development or condition: as a : return to a former and less complex level of development or organization b : subsidence or decline of symptoms or manifestations of a disease

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