Synonyms and Antonyms of evolution
the act or process of going from the simple or basic to the complex or advanced <the evolution of motion pictures from a peep-show novelty into a medium of mass entertainment and an art form> Synonyms elaboration, development, expansion, growth, progress, progressionRelated Words advancement, betterment, improvement, perfection, refinement; incubation, maturation, maturing, ripening; blossoming, flourishing, flowering; addition, augmentation, enhancement, supplementation; emergence, evolvement, metamorphosisNear Antonyms backslide, lapse, relapse; decadence, decay, decaying, declension, declination, decline, degeneracy, degeneration, degradation, descent, deterioration, devaluation, downfall, downgrade, ebbing, falling, weakeningAntonyms regress, regression, retrogression, reversion
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