Definition of REGRESS

to go back to a previous and usually lower state or level <in extreme circumstances, people sometimes regress to the behavior they exhibited in childhood>
Near Antonyms grow, mature, ripen
to become worse or of less value <the annual celebration has regressed to the point where it's nothing more than an excuse to get drunk>

March 30, 2015
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