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retrogression

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noun ret·ro·gres·sion \-ˈgre-shən\

Definition of retrogression

  1. 1 :  regression 3

  2. 2 :  return to a former and less complex level of development or organization



Examples of retrogression in a sentence

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



1604

First Known Use of retrogression

1604


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retrogression

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noun ret·ro·gres·sion \ˌre-trə-ˈgresh-ən\

Medical Definition of retrogression

  1. :  a reversal in development or condition: asa:  return to a former and less complex level of development or organizationb:  subsidence or decline of symptoms or manifestations of a disease




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